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Oxford Playhouse

Address: 11 - 12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW , England
Phone Number: 01865 305305
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Ranked #40 of 189 things to do in Oxford
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Reading, UK
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

On a recent overnight stay in Oxford we were keen to experience a production put on by students since my daughter has a keen interest in drama. The production of 'Noises Off' by the 'Milk and Two Sugars' company from Oxford University fitted the bill nicely. What a scream. This farce was incredible from beginning to end. The ticket price... More 

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97 reviews 97 reviews
34 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

This is such a lovely theatre. Very traditional yet really well modernised so that the bars etc are bright and airy. All the staff were friendly and helpful. Refreshments were enjoyable - great to have the option on tea and cake as well as ice cream and alcoholic drinks! We saw a student production of Noises Off which was superb.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

It has been many years since we last visited this particular theatre, but a present of tickets from our children meant we were able to enjoy a terrific performance of this award winning show. Robert Webb, Jason Thorpe and Christopher Ryan were brilliant in their respective roles and received lengthy ovations at the end from the appreciative audience, This was... More 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
4 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I went to the pantomime here in 2013/4 (Robin Hood) and again in the 2014/5 season (Beauty and the Beast). Both were very engaging performances, with the latest one being a real extravaganza of colour, sound and action. Our kids (6 & 4) loved it (and the adults were quite impressed too). The venue is petite but all the better... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

10 of us, age range 5 - 72 thoroughly enjoyed this years panto Beauty and the Beast. Brilliant venue, great cast. Fabulous :) a great way to celebrate New Year's Eve.

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Winslow, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
21 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I love the Panto in Oxford each year....good old fashioned fun. No hyped soap stars..just great fun acting. Good jokes-suits all ages.... Good fun acting, great audience participation. We come every year & love this Panto ....we!ll be back next year too!!! This is a well run theatre, comfy seats.drinks ice creams etc not too over priced... Easy to find... More 

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Brighton England
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191 reviews 191 reviews
53 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Beautiful venue with great selection of shows suitable for all ages during each year. Lovely bar with super-helpful staff and small but interesting selection of food. Worth a visit - opposite Ashmolean.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Had a wonderful night at this years Panto Beauty and the Beast at the Oxford Playhouse it was great from start to finish with loads of laughs and million times better from that year I would highly recommend to anyone.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A good clean and well run theatre with plenty of scope for refreshment both before and in the interval of the production. Helpful and pleasant staff. Location easy to find opposite the Ashmolean Museum in the centre of Oxford. Everyone in the theatre would have had a good view of the stage and production.

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England, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We have been visiting the Oxford Playhouse for many years; regretfully finding in recent years an absence of plays which took our fancy. Loving restoration comedy, She Stoops to Conquer was too much to resist. With like minded friends we visited last evening. The performance of all the players was superb, the production faultless and thoroughly entertaining. We all agreed... More 

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