CHIPPY REBELS - An Audio Walking Tour of Chipping Norton

90 mins

1 June 2021 - 31 October 2022

Stream live, download to your phone or borrow an audio player. Please bring your own headphones.

Discover the extraordinary true stories hidden in the streets of Chipping Norton in a BRAND NEW audio walking tour. This atmospheric local history trail is a collaboration between playwrights, actors and sound designers who will take you into the lives of legendary Chippy folk throughout history. From the wildest drummer in rock history to the UK's youngest female steeplejack, from highwaymen to dinosaur hunters. This walking tour combines fascinating local history with beautifully performed monologues. 

A senstational cast includes Anton Lesser (Qyburn in Game of Thrones), Lynn Farleigh (Pride and Prejudice, Miss Potter), Becci Gemmell (Call the Midwife) and Gerard Horan (Detectorists, Beauty and the Beast).

Stream the audio tour straight to your phone, or borrow an audio player from The Theatre (available Mon-Fri, 11am - 4pm). We have limited audio players so please contact the Box Office before you make your journey so we can check we have adequate availability. The walk begins at The Theatre’s Box Office and lasts approx. 90 minutes.

Download a route map

Cast & Creative

Written by: Doc Andersen-Broomfield, Tatty Hennessy, John Terry.

Cast includes: Lynn Farleigh, Becci Gemmell, Maddie Good, Gerard Horan, Anton Lesser, Edward Simpson, Emily Ridgeway, Gilly Tompkins

Sound Design by: Jon Everett

Sound recordists: Ash Napier, Gavin McWhinnie

This audiotour is proudly sponsored by Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe, Chipping Norton. 

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Access Info

The route of the walk involves some steep hills and uneven paths. It is not suitable for wheelchair users. 


Ticketing Info

£10 per download (this can be used by more than one listener in your group).

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Venue Info

The Theatre

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