- Tickets: Standard: £10 | Pay more: £12 | Pay less: £8
- Company: Oxford Festival Fringe Preview Comedy Festival
- Extras: In the Café
Join us for an evening of two of the most interesting, unique, and funny comedians on the circuit doing their solo shows!
Cally Beaton – Invisible
Invisible is an unflinching, hilarious and unexpected insight into life at an age when the world ghosts you. Cally recalls the time she nearly disappeared in Iceland (the country, not the shop). From behind the lines of the mid-life resistance she gets her shellacked claws into survival, turning gender stereotypes on their head as she goes. She won’t go gentle into that good night. She might go mental. But she’ll never go gentle. As seen on QI.
‘Properly funny’ – Sandi Toksvig
★★★★ ‘Clever running gags’ – TheArtsDesk.com
‘Exciting and hilarious talent’ – Time Out
This is a part of the Oxford Festival Fringe Preview Comedy Festival, a month-long comedy festival taking place all over Oxford during July. Find more shows at oxfordcomedyfestival.co.uk.
Luke McQueen – Bad
Critically acclaimed, maverick of the Fringe and victim of The Luke McQueen pilots (BBC Three) returns to perform his fifth solo show. I’m so confident that nobody will read this… Barclays. Luke Daniel McQueen. 20-32-09. 12298774.
Luke McQueen is a stand up comedian, writer, performer and actor. He is a critically acclaimed, maverick of the Edinburgh fringe. Luke made his name with anarchic youtube series’ #GetSarahBack and #FindMyAudience, and for his audacious publicity stunts. He has a series for the BBC currently on iPlayer, The Luke McQueen Pilots made with Talkback. The series was nominated for a National Television Award and described as a ‘delirious’ best TV pick in The Guardian. Luke appeared in Tim Renkow’s ‘Jerk’ in a guest lead role and shoots for CBBC’s ‘Class Dismissed’ this summer. Luke has filmed a unique Ted-Talk-Style segment for the upcoming Sara Pascoe show for Dave ‘Comedian’s Giving Lectures.’
A note on ticket prices
Starting on 1 May 2019, the Old Fire Station will be moving from a two-tier system to a three-tier one.
- Standard: This is the regular ticket price.
- Pay more: For those who can afford to help us offer cheaper tickets to people who need them.
- Pay less: For those who can’t afford the standard price.
Parking & Access
There are a number of Blue Badge parking spaces nearby on Beaumont Street, and more on New Inn Hall Street and St Giles.
The closest car park is Gloucester Green Car Park, accessed via Gloucester Street.
If you have any questions or concerns, the City Council’s Access Officer can be reached at 01865 249811.Car parks in Oxford Blue Badge information Public transport in Oxford
Patrons with a disability are eligible for one free companion ticket with their booking. To book this, contact the ticket office: email@example.com or 01865 263990.
There are two entrances to the Old Fire Station: 40 George Street via the foyer, and on Gloucester Green via the shop. Both are step-free. If you are coming to a show, we ask that you use the George Street entrance, as the Gloucester Green entrance is not always open.
There is level entry to the foyer of the Old Fire Station, and step-free access to the main Theatre (where most shows take place) and Studio space via lift. All spaces in the building are wheelchair-accessible via lift apart from the Theatre balcony and the Loft. If an event is in the Loft, this will be clearly stated on the event’s web page.
If you are a wheelchair user attending a sit-down show, space will be reserved for you. If you are attending a standing gig, please contact us (call Alex on 01865 263980 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will talk with you about your needs.
There are six steps leading up to the Loft space. If you would like to discuss hire of the space, or any of the events taking place in the Loft, please get in touch.
We try to programme as much accessible work as we can.
The Last Noël, Thursday 12 December, 3pm & 8pm. Click here.
Medicine’s Monstrous Daughters, Thursday 16 April, 7.30pm. This show also has pre-recorded audio description tracks available. Click here.
A video showing the foyer, the theatre door and the accessible toilet, from the George Street entrance.
There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor, accessible via platform lift. Other toilets are in the basement (accessible via lift).
All types of assistance and guide dogs are welcome at the Old Fire Station. It would be great if you could let us know in advance if you will be bringing a working dog to any performances – just e-mail email@example.com.
We will warn visitors on the website and in the foyer of the venue if a performance is going to contain strobe lighting. If lighting affects you, and you have any concerns, please call Alex on 01865 263980 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.