ODN Bursary to NODA Summer School

ODN is offering a Bursary to a member of an ODN group for the
NODA - "DIRECTING MUSICAL THEATRE" course at Warwick University on 1st-8th August 2015 - GET YOUR APPLICATION IN NOW.


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.

Enter the ODN Drama Festival of 1 Act Plays in Abingdon - Mon 8th to Sat 13th June 2015

Appy now to enter your 1 act plays for the ODN drama Festival.
   Mon 8th June - Sat 13th June 2015 

ODN AGM 2015 - Fri 24th April at Drayton Village Hall

24 April 2015 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

ODN AGM - Fri 24th April
Drayton Village Hall, Lockway, Drayton, OX14 4LG

ODN - Actor's Workshop

26 April 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

ODN Actor's Workshop - by Jenny Johns, a professional actress who trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. 
However, she began her theatrical career in local amateur dramatic societies, so she is therefore uniquely qualified to pass on her experience and know-how to actors in the ODN.  Whether it's for basic acting terms or more advanced techniques.

The Sound of Music by Rogers & Hammerstein - Abingdon Operatic Society

13 April 2015 - 7:30pm - 18 April 2015 - 7:30pm

Mon 13th - Sat 18th April at 7.30pm + 2.30pm Sat - Rogers & Hammerstein’s  The Sound of Music? We all know the songs and we all know Julie Andrew’s definitive performance. But the trick for any company performing this show is to find something new to say and new people to inhabit those well-loved characters.

"Anything Goes" - Jigsaw Stage Productions - Wantage Beacon

15 April 2015 - 7:30pm - 18 April 2015 - 7:30pm

Wed 15th - Sat 18th April 7.30pm + 2.30pm Sat
An evangelist-turned-nightclub singer, a lovelorn stockbroker wooing a lovely debutante, her fiancé, a British lord and a gangster disguised as a minister all turn up on a luxury cruise liner to sing, dance and romance.

Sunshine on Leith - Henley A.O.D.S - Kenton Theatre Henley.

15 April 2015 - 7:45pm - 18 April 2015 - 7:00pm
Sunshine on Leith Featuring the music of the Proclaimers!
Direction and Music by Ian Head
Performance Dates  15 - 18 April 2015
More info: i.head@musician.org
Venue: Kenton Theatre 

Sinodun Players present Life of Riley by Alan Ayckbourn

15 April 2015 - 7:45pm - 18 April 2015 - 7:45pm

Despite being terminally ill with only months to live, hedonistic and romantic George Riley still manages to wreak havoc with his friends' lives.

A Tomb with a View by Norman Robbins - Compton Players

22 April 2015 - 7:00pm - 25 April 2015 - 10:00am

A Tomb With A View is set in as sinister an old library as one is likely to come across presided over by a portrait of a grim faced, mad eyed old man.

INTO THE WOODS - AmEgos Theatre - Wantage

22 April 2015 - 7:30pm - 25 April 2015 - 7:30pm

Following their sellout performances of Improbable Fiction, AmEgos Theatre is thrilled to present their 6th production - An ambivalent Cinderella - A blood-thirsty Little Red Riding hood - A Prince Charming with a roving eye - A Witch ...

Banbury Cross Players presents The 39 Steps

22 April 2015 - 7:45pm - 25 April 2015 - 7:45pm

Adapted by Patrick Barlow, from an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon this production will have you rolling in the aisles.

KBDG Present a Murder Mystery and Supper Evening

25 April 2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
On Saturday 25th April we will be presenting our annual Murder Mystery Evening, in the village hall, we invite you to join us and guess who dunnit ....

The Ladykillers - Goring Gap Players - Goring Village Hall

29 April 2015 - 8:00pm - 2 May 2015 - 8:00pm

Diamond anniversary production of Ealing comedy - In 1955 The Ladykillers was one of the last great comedies from Ealing Studios to grace the silver screen.  Sixty years on, Goring Gap Players are delighted to present the acclaimed stage version of this much-loved film.

"WHO KILLED THE VICAR" - ACTS - Aston Village Hall

1 May 2015 - 7:30pm - 2 May 2015 - 7:30pm


"Who Killed the Vicar?" by Chris Martin, Aston Village Hall,OX18 2DU

"Anything Goes" - Jigsaw Stage Productions - Cornerstone, Didcot

2 May 2015 - 7:30pm - 3 May 2015 - 6:00pm

Sat 2nd at 7.45pm & Sun 3rd May at 6.00pm
An evangelist-turned-nightclub singer, a lovelorn stockbroker wooing a lovely debutante, her fiancé, a British lord and a gangster disguised as a minister all turn up on a luxury cruise liner to sing, dance and romance.

Office Hours by Norm Foster - Faringdon Dramatic Society

8 May 2015 - 7:30pm - 9 May 2015 - 10:00pm

OFFICE HOURS A play by Norm Foster
This play will be performed with our help by the
GARRISON LITTLE THEATRE who are visiting us from Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada

Night Must Fall - a psychological thriller by Emlyn Williams - Eynsham Village Hall

13 May 2015 - 7:45pm - 16 May 2015 - 7:45pm

The rubbish pit at the bottom of Mrs Bramson's Essex cottage garden yields a grisly find - the headless corpse of a glamorous woman - Tensions rise in the house as the finger of guilt points towards Dan, the good-looking, if somewhat insolent, low cla

The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter - Sinodun Players

20 May 2015 - 7:45pm - 23 May 2015 - 7:45pm

Stanley Webber’s birthday turns into a nightmare when two strangers arrive out of the blue at the boarding house where he lodges. Their seemingly-vested interest in Stanley causes events to take a disturbing turn for the worse. 

Rent the Musical - School Edition

23 May 2015 - 7:00pm - 24 May 2015 - 1:00pm

Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson loosely based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive and create a life in New York City's East Village in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.

Lend me a Tenor - Wantage Stage Musical Company @ the Beacon, Wantage

27 May 2015 - 7:30pm - 30 May 2015 - 7:30pm

Set in 1934 in Ohio at the Cleveland Grand Opera House where Tito Merelli, a highly strung world famous Italian opera singer, is due to perform in a sell-out performance of OTHELLO.

Legally Blonde The Musical - Oxford Operatic Society - New Theatre Oxford

27 May 2015 - 7:30pm - 30 May 2015 - 7:30pm

Wed 27 to Sat 30 May 7.30pm + Sat Matinee at 2.30pm - A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams.

DADS (Dorchester Amateur Dramatics Society) Present 'Man of the Moment'

24 June 2015 - 12:00am - 27 June 2015 - 12:00am

A glistening pool in the garden of a Spanish villa set in the brilliant sunshine of a glorious Mediterranean summer.

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