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30 Christmases: our very own Xmas show

My name’s Jonny Donahoe. I’m a comedian, actor and writer and I’ve lived in and around Oxford all my life. When I’m off on tour, it’s where I come back to – especially around...

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Silver Moon

Compagnie Animotion are here on Saturday 3 December with Silver Moon, a poetic Christmas tale for ages 4 -11. We asked Hayli Clifton (picture left), artistic director, to tell us some more about the show....

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In Our Hands

Smoking Apples Theatre were here back in May with the beautiful and moving CELL. We liked it so much that we decided to invite them back – come and see new show In Our Hands on...

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CELL – company Q&A

After being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, Ted goes on the trip of a lifetime…and so does his pet fish. We’re delighted to welcome the highly-acclaimed CELL to Oxford, and managed to track down...

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Presenting…TOAST

The Old Fire Station, North Wall Arts Centre and Pegasus Theatre have teamed up to offer TOAST, exclusive culture deals for anyone aged 16-30. We know that students and young professionals in Oxford have...

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The Magic Word from Let’s All Dance

Fantastic dance company Let’s All Dance are at the Old Fire Station on Saturday 24 October with their magical, classical family ballet The Magic Word. We tracked down Orit Sutton, Artistic Director, to find out...

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Art in Oxford this Autumn

Collaborative film projects, bold and brilliant prints, delicate Chinese paintings and ephemeral drawings…there’s a lot to see in Oxford this Autumn! Intern Freya has been undercover in Oxford’s galleries, uncovering the best of what’s...

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Interview: The Saturday Matinee Company

 A couple want to raise their twin children, Jen and Jake, as complete equals. But — as they grow up and move into the world of work and relationships, there appears to be more and more of a...

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Coming up in Oxford

Marketing Manager Alex Coke shares her top picks of the shows coming up in Oxford this autumn and winter. We have so many small theatres in Oxford offering great-quality shows for the same price...

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Interview: Cate Nunn, director of Blue Stockings

Victorian Cambridge: at the first women’s college, a group of brilliant young women are fighting for the right to an equal education, and for the chance to determine their own futures. Jessica Swale’s feminist...

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Staff picks for the Autumn/Winter season

We’re delighted to present a new season of theatre, comedy, dance, family shows and more – welcome to Autumn and Winter at the Old Fire Station! We asked the staff what they’re most looking...

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Hidden Spire 2015: Before The Tempest

Today’s the day! We’re delighted to unveil the trailer for Before The Tempest: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzL7J3hobFA] The show is part of Hidden Spire, a project which brings together a team of professional artists to make a show...

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