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The Oxford Playhouse

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Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2LW
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The Class Project

This is a show about belonging. About tribes and families. About the place you belong because you were born there and it’s in your blood, but also the places you adopt; that you pretend are your home, and the places you change yourself to try and belong in.

Rebecca Atkinson-Lord presents this personal show about class mobility, regional identity and being a Thatcher’s child.

Age Guideline: 11+. Performer strips to underwear. Some mild profanity. Running time: 60mins.

Mon 26 Jun
BT Studio

£10

Confessions of a Sex Addict

A one-man show chronicling the life of Frank, a sex addict and his descent into a world of compulsive behavior. A darkly comic tale of despair and redemption.

Thu 29 Jun
BT Studio

£10

Cow

Cows aren’t chickens (I’d be the first to admit that), but there is a pecking order.

Beth wants to borrow a tractor, but she won’t say why. Cow is a tragicomedy with music about a girl, a cow and the ways people ask for help.

Duration: 1 hour

Sun 25 Jun
BT Studio

£10

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Finding Mr Paramour

A quirky show about education in the UK staged by Estonian theatre collective, Kinoteater, and co-written and performed by Tim Paramour (ex Deputy Head teacher at North Harringay Primary).

Tue 27 Jun
BT Studio

£10

Fran and Leni

  1. Fran & Leni meet.

Three years later they are The Rips. Girls with guitars, bored of playing nice.

Music, fishnets, tits and spitting. A full-throttle tale of lifelong friendship.

Tue 27 Jun
BT Studio

£10

Hervé

A highly entertaining and original piece, a busker of French African descent tells the extraordinary tale of his adoption and upbringing by an unconventional white Belgian couple who travelled the world.

Sun 25 Jun
BT Studio

£10

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Hip

Based around found objects, this semi-autobiographical one-woman-show introduces a flat caught between two timelines: the home of Anne Clarke during 70's Bohemian Brighton, and a squat established in 2002.

Sat 1 Jul
BT Studio

£10

How Not to Steal a Llama

Sameena Zehra (winner 'Outstanding Performer' NZ Fringe 2017) brings you a storytelling comedy (in zygote form) about journeys, borders & almost stealing a llama on a 4-day trek to Machu Picchu.

Work in progress

Sat 1 Jul
BT Studio

£5

I'm the Hero of This Story

With echoes of hip hop, Kate Tempest and Samuel Beckett’s 'Not I', Roxanne brings an unnerving and provoking spoken word performance about events that have caused social and political frictions.

Fri 30 Jun
BT Studio

£10

Mercutio and Tybalt

Before Romeo and Juliet, there was another secret love affair even more forbidden. A pair of star-cross'd lovers fall in love in Verona. Love and betrayal, jealousy and lies.

Thu 29 Jun
BT Studio

£10

Mine

“She loves him. Isn’t that what parents do? But is it possible to love someone like that?”

An intense one-woman monologue, examining what a parent must overcome when their child is arrested for something unspeakable.

Wed 28 Jun
BT Studio

£10

Miserably Happy

‘Very friendly but fiercely political’ (Time Out) comedian Tiernan Douieb considers if ignorance is bliss, and if so, surely he shouldn't know that. A new hour of gags and musings

Sat 1 Jul
BT Studio

£5

Planet Earth III

Luke Rollason

Planet Earth III is a low-budget, one-man nature documentary set in a future where our worst predictions came true - following ecological collapse, thousands of endangered species are extinct, including the BBC. But one plucky intern isn’t giving up - we’re getting series three! armed with obsolete office supplies and a surreal imagination, nature’s weirdos are brought back to life by the ‘impressive, in a very bizarre way, Luke Rollason’ londonTheatre1

Age Guideline: 12+ Light audience interaction and participation. Running time: 45mins.

Wed 28 Jun
BT Studio

£10

Searching Shadows

Emily Orley

In a series of fragments, using sound and old photographs, Orley weaves a story about x-rays, emigration and what it means to remember.

Age Guideline: 12+ Running time: 60mins.

Sat 1 Jul
BT Studio

£10

Unconditional

ThisEgg in collaboration with Stefanie Mueller

"Me and my mum want to make a show together. We don’t know yet what it will be. This is what we have so far… Mothers, daughters, love and LIMITS. Is this ‘bond’ unbreakable?"

Work in progress Age Guideline: 12+ Running time: 45mins.

Sun 25 Jun
BT Studio

£5

  • 19:00 – 19:45

Waiting for God

Olivier Award-winning Nichola McAuliffe (Lady in the Van) and Jeffrey Holland (Hi-de-Hi!) star in this premiere stage production of the BAFTA-nominated Waiting For God.

Having delighted BBC audiences in the 1990s, this all-new script is penned by the sitcom’s creator Michael Aitkens, and directed by Tony Award-winner David Grindley (Journey’s End).

Reimagined for 2017, all your favourite characters are back as they face the challenges that come with growing old disgracefully in the era of the silver surfer. At Bayview Retirement Home, battle-axe extraordinaire Diana Trent conspires with new resident Tom Ballard to give the conniving manager his comeuppance through a hilarious conspiracy with unexpectedly heart-warming results.

2hrs incl. interval

Tue 27 Jun

£10.50–£27 (£10.50–£25)

Wed 28 Jun

£10.50–£27 (£10.50–£25)

Thu 29 Jun

£10.50–£27 (£10.50–£25)

Fri 30 Jun

£10.50–£27 (£10.50–£25)

Sat 1 Jul

£10.50–£27 (£10.50–£25)

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