- Tickets: Standard: £12 | Pay more: £14 | Pay less: £10
- Company: Oxford Festival Fringe Preview Comedy Festival
- Extras: In the Theatre
Join us for an evening of two of the best comedians on the circuit doing their solo shows, Matt Winning and Catherine Bohart!
Matt Winning – It’s The End Of The World As We Know It
Some new stories (wee and big) and jokes about climate change, and probably a PowerPoint too, from comedian and environmental economist Dr Matt Winning. As seen as the Environmental Correspondent on ‘Unspun with Matt Forde’ on Dave.
★★★★★ “Everything a Fringe show should be: hilarious, personal, inventive, and something that will stay with you for some time to come” – EdFestMag
★★★★½ “Winning’s sharp wit and intelligence allows him to educate as he entertains” – Sunday Post
★★★★ “Climate change data can often be overwhelming, portrayed only in the form of extensive academic reports or complex graphs. Winning reduces these complexities into relatable everyday stories in classic stand-up comedy style” – The National Student
Catherine Bohart – Lemon
Fresh from “the sort of perfectly structured Edinburgh debut you always hope for and rarely get to see” (The Times, ★★★★), Catherine Bohart has some new jokes she’d like to try.
As seen on BBC2’s The Mash Report and Comedy Central’s Roast Battle. Writer for BBC’s The News Quiz, The Now Show & Frankie Boyle’s New World Order.
The Times “Comedy Face To Watch” 2019
The Guardian’s Best Shows at the Edinburgh Festival 2018
Nominee: Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018
BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017
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.
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
Disabled patrons 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.
Events in the Theatre
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).
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 the ticket office on 01865 263990 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will talk with you about your needs.
Events in the Studio
There is level entry into the foyer of the Old Fire Station, and step-free access to the Studio.
Events in the Loft
There are six steps leading up to the Loft space, with no lift. If you would like to discuss this to find out more, please get in touch.
There is step-free access to the Gallery – level entry through the George Street entrance, and via lift from the Gloucester Green 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 the ticket office on 01865 263990 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chairs in the theatre
Our chairs are a standard dining-chair size, measuring 40cm deep by 37cm wide, with a metal frame. Some have arms, and some do not. They are all joined together at the sides, to form rows. If this is likely to pose a problem for you, please email email@example.com and we can discuss how to make your visit more comfortable.