ENTER NOW - Pantomime/Children's Play Competition 2014/15

Entries are now open for the annual ODN Panto/Children’s Play Competition for the 2014/15 season.

So don’t forget to enter your Pantomime, we look forward to receiving your entries.

The entry form is can be downloaded by clicking HERE:

"Oxfordshire Drama Wardrobe" costume Collection.

"Oxfordshire Drama Wardrobe" has been saved, with their debts having been addressed, they are remaining at the Steventon premises - at least for the time being.

They are up and running for the next 6 months at least, - still looking for volunteers.

Sweet Charity - Abingdon Operatic Society - Amey Theatre, Abingdon

27 October 2014 - 7:30pm - 1 November 2014 - 7:30pm

‘Sweet’ Charity Hope Valentine is an eternal romantic who wears her heart on her sleeve. While working at the seedy Fan-Dango ballroom as a taxi-dancer, she’s regularly taken advantage of and continually seems to fall in love with the wrong man. Then, finally, she seems to have met a decent fellow in the claustrophobic Oscar.

The Pirates of Penzance, Broadway Version, Wykham Theatre Banbury

28 October 2014 - 7:30pm - 1 November 2014 - 7:30pm

The Pirates of Penzance

Banbury audiences, and beyond, had better batten down the hatches as the Pirates of Penzance are coming to town!


30 October 2014 - 7:30pm - 31 October 2014 - 9:30pm

Whole Hog present a chilling Halloween production!

From the Author of 'Psycho' comes a terrifying tale set in a secluded institution for the incurably insane.

A young Doctor attempts to discover the whereabouts of a colleague who has been placed in the high security unit of the Asylum.

Open Auditions: Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies

30 October 2014 - 7:45pm

Banbury Cross Players invites you to audition for their February 2015 production of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. 

In 1961 Peter and Helen Kroger, two Americans living in a London suburb, were convicted of spying for Russians and sentenced to twenty year’s imprisonment.

The Nightingales by Peter Quilter - Launton Village Players - Launton Parish Hall

31 October 2014 - 8:00pm - 1 November 2014 - 8:00pm

Set in the 1950s, this is a funny, touching comedy about a theatrical family who seem to perform more at home than they do on stage - in the style of Noel Coward.


When: 31 Oct. & 1 Nov at 8pm (doors open 7.30)

Where: Launton Parish Hall

Tickets: from Simon Turner -
01869 245352   or

"Cash on Delivery" by Michael Cooney - Steeple Aston Players

6 November 2014 - 7:30pm - 8 November 2014 - 7:30pm

A very funny farce featuring 10 characters of all ages, genders, professions and personalities.
A very funny farce - based on the activities of a benefits cheat, who weaves a complicated web of false claims which implicate various members of his household, including those who've died. Or have they? 

The show will be directed by Lorraine Watling.

Reflections - 1914 - 1918 by Faringdon Dramatic Society

6 November 2014 - 7:30pm - 8 November 2014 - 10:00pm

A collection of memories, letters, songs, sketches and short plays
remembering 'the war to end all wars' with a fish and chip supper included.

6th, 7th and 8th November 2014
Faringdon Junior School, Oxfordshire
Directors: Gary Field & Carolyn Taylor

Love Begins at 50 by Raymond Hopkins

13 November 2014 - 7:45pm - 15 November 2014 - 7:45pm

Dorchester Amateur Dramatics Society are looking forward to presenting a marital farce by local playright Raymond Hopkins:

Dorchester Village Hall   Thursday 13th – Saturday 15th November

Songs from the Silver Screen - Wantage Stage Musical Company

14 November 2014 - 7:30pm - 22 November 2014 - 7:30pm

Join Wantage Stage Musical Company for a wonderful evening celebrating music from the movies - Songs from the Silver Screen features a wide variety of songs from popular films such as Back to the Future, Pretty Woman, Lord of the Rings, Footloose and Frozen.

'Poppy Field' and 'Spare the Rod' by 'H' Connolly

19 November 2014 - 7:00pm - 22 November 2014 - 10:00pm

Poppy Field - Mrs Kingsley... A woman who's hard to like but impossible to ignore runs the companies reception area with a “Rod of Iron” which includes Daniel the very accommodating caretaker.

The Wrong Goodbye by Stephen Rees

19 November 2014 - 7:30pm - 22 November 2014 - 10:30pm

A production by Abingdon Drama Club - celebrating our 70th anniversary.

This is a World Premiere from an Abingdon based writer!

The comic and poignant story of two brothers and the devastating effects of dementia.

This play will be staged at the Unicorn Theatre, Abbey Buildings, Abingdon.

Quartet - Goring Gap Players

19 November 2014 - 8:00pm - 22 November 2014 - 8:00pm

If you would like an evening of fun and laughter then don’t miss The Goring Gap Players production of the play “Quartet” by Ronald Harwood to be performed in the Morrell Room Streatley from Wednesday 19th –Saturday 22nd November.

Shakespeare for sceptics! (Fun and funniness) – an informal evening to join in...hosted by the Blewbury Players

21 November 2014 - 8:00pm

Led by Erica Harley who will be directing The Taming of the Shrew for us in 2015

Carousel - Oxford Operatic Society - Oxford Playhouse

24 November 2014 - 7:30pm - 29 November 2014 - 7:30pm

Carousel - by Rodgers and Hammerstein - tells of the ill-fated love affair between charismatic carnival barker Billy Bigelow and innocent millworker Julie Jordan. When tragedy strikes, Billy is given the opportunity for redemption, but is it too little too late?

Once Bitten by Reggie Oliver

26 November 2014 - 7:45pm - 29 November 2014 - 7:45pm

We are delighted to announce that our next production on 26-29th November 2014 will be “Once Bitten” by Reggie Oliver, adapted from Alfred Hennequin & Alfred Delacour’s French farce “Le Proces Veauradieux”. 

Kindertransport by Diane Samuels KBDG Southmoor Village Hall

27 November 2014 - 7:30pm - 29 November 2014 - 7:30pm
Performance dates are 27-29th November inclusive at the village hall, Draycott Road, Southmoor, Abingdon, OX13 5BY
Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start.
KBDG present 'Kindertransport'

The Three Musketeers - Le Panteau! - Wychwood Players

27 November 2014 - 7:30pm - 29 November 2014 - 7:30pm

The good news for pantomime lovers is that the Wychwood Players will be staging “The Three Musketeers – le Panteau” by Richard Lloyd, on 27th, 28th and 29th November at 7.30pm at The New Beaconsfield Hall, Shipto

A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Charlbury Memorial Hall - Charlbury Amateur Dramatic Society

27 November 2014 - 7:45pm - 29 November 2014 - 7:45pm

A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is an enchanting (in every sense of the word) comedy - In the wood fairies rule but they themselves are quarrelling - Lovers flee there to escape from the restrictions of Athens and workmen come to get some peace to rehearse their play - When the fairy king tries to help sort out the lovers’ emotional problems everything goes horribly and hilariously wrong.


22 January 2015 - 7:30pm - 24 January 2015 - 7:30pm

Miss Horrocks' class of seven year olds is about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and dads.

Treasure Island - Didcot Phoenix - Didcot Civic Hall

23 January 2015 - 7:30pm - 24 January 2015 - 10:30am

Fri 7.30pm, Sat 10.30am, 2.30 & 7.30pm.  A swash buckling, timber shivering panto based on the classic pirate adventure.

It's all aboard the good ship Hispaniola as we set sail for fun and adventure in this cracking adaptation by Toby Bradford and Tina Webster, guaranteed to entertain audiences of all ages.  

Jack and the Beanstalk - Blewbury Players

28 January 2015 - 7:30pm - 31 January 2015 - 7:30pm

Oh yes it is!  It’s the long awaited Blewbury Pantomime, our version of Jack and the Beanstalk, David brought face to face with Goliath by horticulture, a moral tale for all ages.  Bring your kids, bring your granny, cheer the goodies, boo the baddies, groan at the j

Open Auditions for The Taming of the Shrew - Blewbury Players

7 February 2015 - 10:00am - 8 February 2015 - 5:00pm

Blewbury Players would like to invite you to audition for The Taming of the Shrew to be directed by Erica Harley, and performed in Orchard Dene Garden Theatre in the heart of Blewbury. There will be 5 performances between 15th - 18th July 2015. The rehearsal period begins 8 weeks before that. 

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