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  1. Model boxes from previous set designs

    50th Year Virtual Memory Box

    8 February 2024
    Welcome to our Virtual Memory Box! In our 50th year it's important to us to gather your memories of The Theatre and how it has impacted your life - whether you've been coming for all 50 years or just once or twice for panto. In 1974 every…
  2. Programmer's Pick for January

    2 January 2024
    In the middle of an 8 show day at the Edinburgh Fringe last summer, I managed to snag a ticket to one of the most talked about shows of the festival – Mark Thomas’ England and Son. As I left the auditorium after the performance (in tears…
  3. Cinderella Reviews

    21 November 2023
    The reviews are in! Have a read of all the fantastic comments we have had from press on our Pantomime Cinderella.
  4. Performer in a blue cloak among partygoers in The Nutcracker

    Christmas Events In Oxfordshire 2023

    16 November 2023
    Christmas is Chippy Theatre's favourite time of year, and in 2023 we have a sparkle of Christmas events and festive shows for all kinds of elf! Whether you are looking for family Christmas shows, traditional Christmas events or adult…
  5. Christmas is coming...

    24 October 2023
    Earlier this year, we invited people to channel their creativity and design a Christmas card for 2023 that captured the spirit of The Theatre Chipping Norton. We were hoping for eye-catching and joyful designs from the public, and we were…
  6. The Theatre's Charitable Objectives

    12 October 2023
    The Theatre has been an established charity and company since August 1974, and as you can imagine, a lot has changed during those 50 years. As we approach our 50th anniversary year we have reviewed our charitable objectives and are looking…
  7. Tamara Malcom sits in the theatre auditorium

    Remembering Tamara Malcom MBE

    2 October 2023
    Tamara Malcolm MBE – 1937–2023 Passionate, inspirational and formidable - The Theatre marks the passing of its Founder and first Director who died in August, aged 86. A fierce independent spirit – Tamara was born in Swiss Cottage, London,…
  8. All the runners start the race

    PANTO 5K - The Race Analysis

    28 September 2023
    On 24th September the streets of Chipping Norton were filled with runners, walkers and supporters for our annual PANTO 5K. Here are your key stats from the run:Total amount raised - £2700Number of runners - 89Number of volunteers -…
  9. Could you be one of our local hosting heroes?

    WE'RE LOOKING FOR SPARE ROOMS! Do you love all things theatre? Might you have a spare room or two? Would you be interested in earning a little extra cash over the Christmas period? Then why not join our Theatre's Digs List? We are so…
  10. Production Shot - Dick Whittington

    Dick Whittington

    By John Terry. Music by Rebecca Applin. Join Dick and his feline companion on a globetrotting adventure full of non-stop laughter, fantastic original music and sheer silliness."Brilliant and beautiful, Dick Whittington at Chipping Norton…
  11. Production Shot - The Mountaintop

    The Mountaintop

    Chipping Norton Theatre and National Tour Spring 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, exhausted and self-doubting, returns alone to his Memphis motel room and orders up room service. The charismatic waitress who appears with his coffee takes…
  12. Production Shot - Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    Adapted by Simon Callow from the novel by Charles Dickens Chipping Norton 2020, Belgrade Theatre Coventry 2021 “A tour de force performance” **** Oxford Times. David Bradley stars in Simon Callow’s acclaimed one-man adaptation of the…