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Join Widow Twankey, Aladdin, Princess Perfect Rose, Wishee Washee the Dog and Pee King the Duck on their adventures in the ancient city of Ox-A-For. *Gong!*


There’s trouble at the North Pole. Father Christmas needs your help...


This is a show about death. But don’t let that put you off, it’s not about being sad. Or about grief. Or pity. This is a show about how an acceptance of mortality can drive a passion for life.


This new show is for anyone who has ever tried to untangle a family anecdote, or wished they knew more about where they came from.


This new show from J. Fergus Evans (My Heart is Hitchhiking Down Peachtree Street) and Rhiannon Armstrong is for anyone who has ever tried to untangle a family anecdote, or wished they knew more about where they came from.


Devised by Knotworks, an exciting new student ensemble, this is a politicised, tender and funny look at modern womanhood in all its forms.


One of Jacobean England’s most monstrous offspring, The Changeling is a psychological thriller that’s second to none.


You wake up. You realise you’ve misunderstood everything you thought was important. But can you rewrite your life?


The Oxford Jazz Masters Series returns to the BT for an evening of exciting contemporary jazz sounds, featuring superb cellist Hannah Marshall.


A collection of pieces that fuse contemporary dance and modern ballet, all exploring different aspects of proximity, from intimate and tender human contact to confined, claustrophobic desperation.


This fascinating one-man show, performed by Tim Hardy (RSC), highlights the dramatic events and tragedy surrounding Galileo’s trial, and how he misjudged the politics and thinking of the time.



Described as “the next Sean Lock” by the Guardian, Josh Widdicombe brings his brand new show to the Playhouse stage.



Don't miss Kate Rusby's wondrous singing and engaging Yorkshire wit...


Back by popular demand, Stewart Lee returns to Oxford following previous sell-out visits


In Flare Path, Rattigan paints a vivid and moving portrayal of the conflict between duty and desire


The Herbal Bed is a fascinating exposé of the conflict between public and private morality.


Dillie Keane takes a short break from her Fascinating Aïda gal pals to present her first solo show in 557 years.



Mike Bartlett’s outstanding drama King Charles III is one of the must-see plays of the year.



A cocktail of funky brass beats and awe-inspiring physical feats.


Rent is performed by Oxford University students in its 20th anniversary year.


Director Roxana Silbert brings to life this powerful tale of two men bound by friendship who face an earth-shattering decision.


17|25 Young Company present an ensemble version of Tom Stoppard’s comic masterpiece.



OperaUpClose return with their smash-hit English language production of Bizet’s wildly popular Carmen.


A sparkling new reimagining of the classic novel by the acclaimed playwright Bryony Lavery


Jane Austen’s classic tale of romance and the unbreakable bond between sisters


This special evening with Ruby Wax is a forum for discussion, following her best-selling book, Sane New World


Two people speak up, speak out, blow the whistle and lift the veil on the insidious machine of surveillance.


The tale of plucky Hetty Feather is brought thrillingly to life on stage in this Olivier Award-nominated production


A dazzling all-singing, all-dancing improvised production with unpredictable and hilarious results.


Don’t miss this UK premiere, an exquisite evening of dance packed with emotional charge.


Join the award-winning Musical Youth Company of Oxford as they bring this classic musical swinging to the stage.


Will make the whole family wonder, shudder and lose themselves in this fairytale world.


With songs, stories, lots of silliness and maybe even a pillow fight, put your PJs on and come join us


Don’t delay – secure a panto-tastic time for your family today.

Relaxed performances are aimed at anyone who would benefit from a laid back environment including people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, a learning disability or very young children who might be afraid of the dark. The atmosphere in the auditorium will be relaxed with the house lights partially on. Audience members will be free to come and go as they please throughout the show and make noise if they want to.

A British Sign Language interpreted performance is a service where the interpreter is fully integrated into the show so that the Deaf audience can fully understand the story.

Captioning is a service for people with hearing impairments of all kinds. The captioner uses a special stage text software. They convert the spoken word into text, which is displayed on a caption unit situated on or next to the stage. As the words are spoken or sung the captioner sends the specially formatted script to the display unit.

Audio description is a service for people with visual impairments. It is a live verbal commentary delivered during a performance, capturing the key visual elements such as actions and movements, gestures and facial expressions, sets, props and costumes. The description is relayed to the audience member through a lightweight headset which is supplied by the venue

At some performances a touch tour will be available before a performance. This means that before the performance the describer will visit the set with the service users, describe elements of the design and encourage them to touch surfaces, costumes and props so that they can understand the geography and nuances of the performance. Please phone Box Office to book free tickets for the touch tours.