the 360 degree photographs taken inside
the Oxford Playhouse and
the Oxford Playhouse.
the Puss in Boots rehearsal
Oxford Playhouse has a reputation for being one of Britain's leading
in 1920, it has been associated with the launch of many careers
Today the Playhouse is one of the country's most successful
have a close relationship with a number of high calibre theatre
companies and producers in order to produce a wide range of
Anderson, Head of Marketing
student performers have included Rowan Atkinson and Dudley Moore
as well as future talents, such as politicians, Shirley Williams,
Nigel Lawson, director John Schlesinger and writers Alan Bennett
and Christopher Hampton.
Oxford Playhouse offers a rich programme of drama, dance, music,
music theatre and children's theatre. It also is taking an active
role in producing, launching and commissioning new work.
auditorium is quite intimate, although seating 600, and offers good
sight lines, comfortable seats and a "traditional setting".
The Oxford Playhouse is within easy walking distance of both bus
and railway stations.
like to come to Oxford as audiences are appreciative and vocal.
They respond well.
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nearest car parks are Gloucester Green and Worcester Street. There
are four park and ride bus services into Oxford which all run up
until 23:00 Monday - Saturday.
is also available on the street in Beaumont Street, Wellington Square
and St. Giles and at Worcester Street and Gloucester Green car parks.
Parking costs £1.50 (Gloucester Green £1.70) for the
evening from 18:30.
are four park and ride bus services into Oxford city centre, running
until 22:00 Monday to Saturday. The park and ride bus service is
clearly signposted as you enter the city.
Book 4 or more shows at the same time before a set time and save
£2.50 on each ticket (top 2 prices only).
off in advance - available on all full priced tickets of £9
or more for under 18s, over 60's, students, recipients of Job Seekers
Allowance, Family Credit and Income Support and Entertainment Union
an allocation of tickets is available on selected shows Monday -
Thursday at £7 each plus one free teacher's seat for every
15 tickets booked.
rate: Parties of 10 or more get 20% off full price tickets.
Tickets at £7 are available during the week of the performance
(cash only, to holders of a valid ID card.)
note that offers are subject to availability.
theatre workshops and courses:
education department of the Oxford Playhouse works with local schools
to encourage their appreciation and participation in theatre.
students are encouraged to talk with actors, participate in workshops
and ideally become future theatre goers.
theatre's policy now is to reflect the breadth of the local community
by offering two shows a year dedicated to younger people. The long-term
strategy is to address the needs of young people and to get more
creative work on the stage.
Oxford Playhouse offers a wide range of facilities for people with
disabilities including level access to the auditorium, low level
counters at the Box Office and the bar, wheelchair spaces and audio
described and signed performances.
seats are located in the Stalls at the end of rows E and L and at
the centre of Row T.