Now is the time to Enter your Pantomime or Children's Play into the ODN Panto-competition for 2015-16.

Full details on the application for which can be downloaded below.

The winning group wins the shield for the year, and has their name & panto engraved on it.


We are pleased to announce another playwriting competition which is open to any long term member of a drama group which is a member of the Oxfordshire Drama Network. Entrants must be amateur with no previously published plays.

Actor needed for "Busybody" - Drayton Players

DRAYTON PLAYERS will be performing a hilarious Comedy-Who-Dunnit play in February called "Busybody" by Jack Popplewell.

An actor is needed for the role of police constable - playing age say 20-30s (loosely).

Also stage crew and scenery builders needed

LOOKING FOR LOVE by Raymond Hopkins - The Lane Theatre - Newquay

11 August 2015 - 12:00am - 7 October 2015 - 12:00am

A Farcical comedy by Raymond Hopkins
If you are having a holiday in Newquay this summer and you are looking for something to do
please visit : -
The Lane Theatre and watch LOOKING FOR LOVE

Maskerade, by Sir Terry Pratchett - Henley Players

14 October 2015 - 7:30pm - 17 October 2015 - 2:30pm

Agnes Nitt doesn’t want to be a witch, so she takes her surprising voice and ample frame to the Ankh-Morpork Opera House to re-invent herself as ‘Perdita X’.
Trouble, however (in the guise of a masked phantom) lurks in the wings. The cast are jittery, the body count is rising, the phantom seems to be everywhere at once, and yet the more disasters, the more tickets are sold!!


14 October 2015 - 7:45pm - 17 October 2015 - 7:45pm

Sinodun Players’ autumn production will be The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov.

Open AUDITIONS: It Runs in the Family by Ray Cooney

15 October 2015 - 8:00pm

Set in a hospital, It Runs in the Family is a farce that contains the usual assortment of characters running in and out of doors, mistaking everyone for someone else. Dr. Mortimore tries to fend off a paternity suit, an ex wife, a punkish daughter and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the Ponsonby Lecture in an international conference.

Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn - Banbury Cross Players

21 October 2015 - 7:45pm - 24 October 2015 - 7:45pm

Three couples, three kitchens, three Christmases   Charting the hilarious ups and downs of three wildly incompatible couples over three Christmases, Ayckbourn’s play is a delicious comedy/drama of social manners based on the observation that you can discern much about a person by the state of their kitchen.&nbs

Actors Wanted: The Taming of The Shrew - Goring Gap Players

22 October 2015 - 8:00pm - 24 October 2015 - 1:45pm

ACTORS WANTED:  In recognition of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Goring Gap Players are presenting “The Taming of The Shrew” as their 2016 Spring Production.    This is Shakespeare’s earliest and most accessible comedy and yet challenges the role

Copacabana - by Barry Manilow - Abingdon Operatic Society

27 October 2015 - 7:30pm - 31 October 2015 - 7:30pm

Tue 27-Sat Oct 31 at 7.30pm + Sat 2.30pm  Copacabana tells the story of stage-struck Lola La Mar, as visualised by Stephen, a present day aspiring songwriter whose imagination takes him back to a time when music and passion were always in fashion.

Anything Goes by Cole Porter - Henley Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society

18 November 2015 - 7:45pm - 21 November 2015 - 7:45pm

HAODS autumn show is the 1934 classic Broadway musical Anything Goes, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The original book was a collaborative effort by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, he of Jeeves and Wooster fame.  The story concerns madcap antics aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London.

Steel Magnolias - by Robert Harling - Goring Gap Players - The Morrell Room, Streatley

18 November 2015 - 8:00pm - 21 November 2015 - 8:00pm

Steel Magnolias is a comedy–drama about the strong bond among a group of women in northwest Louisiana. Written by Robert Harling, and based on a true story. The title suggests the "female characters are as delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel”.

California Suite by Neil Simon

25 November 2015 - 7:45pm - 28 November 2015 - 7:45pm

Ever wondered what dramas have played out in that swanky hotel suite that you stayed in? Hotel rooms are, in their way, a constant living theatre and California Suite, one of Neil Simon's funniest plays, certainly proves this!

KBDG Present the Emperor's New Clothes

26 November 2015 - 7:00pm - 28 November 2015 - 7:00pm

Kingston Bagpuize Drama Group are presenting a family show to entertain old and young alike - 'The Emperor's New Clothes' will be performed in Kingston Bagpuize and Southmoor Village Hall, Draycott Road, Kingston Bagpuize and Southmoor OX13 5BY between 26th-28th November inclusive with a

CONFUSIONS - by Alan Ayckbourn - Wychwood Players

26 November 2015 - 7:30pm - 28 November 2015 - 7:30pm

Classic Ayckbourn portraying human eccentricities at their very comic best and 5 (short) plays for the price of one!

When: Thu 26th, Fri 27th & Sat 28th Nov, 7.30pm
Where: New Beaconsfield Hall, Shipton-under-Wychwood
Tickets £8.50
For more details see: www.WychwoodPlayers.com

WSMC Concert - From the Record Collection

27 November 2015 - 7:30pm - 5 December 2015 - 10:00pm

Wantage Stage Musical Company presents "From the Record Collection" a concert featuring an eclectic mix of songs from different genres. Like your own personal music collection, our concert features a mix of modern songs and old favourites, well-known hits and the odd one-hit wonder.

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