New Theatre, Oxford
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0844 847 1585.
Customer with disabilities: please call the theatre on 01865 320760. Available Mon-Sat 10am to 6pm.
George Street, Oxford. A map is here. A seating plan is here.
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Oxford, OX1 2AG
Telephone 01865 320760
The First Hippo on the Moon, 21st to 22nd April, daytimes
From bestselling children’s author David Walliams comes an explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first?
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, 22nd to 27th May
Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain – exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. When he falls under the suspicion of killing Mrs Shears’ dog, it takes him on a journey that upturns his world.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt, 23rd to 25th June, daytimes
Michael Rosen’s award-winning book is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in this fun-filled adaptation. Join our intrepid adventurers on their quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud!
Out of Order, 26th June to 1st July
By Ray Cooney. When a Government Junior Minister plans to spend the evening with one of the Opposition’s typists in the Westminster Hotel, things go disastrously wrong – beginning with the discovery of a body trapped in the hotel’s only unreliable sash window. Desperately trying to get out of an extremely sticky situation, things quickly go from bad to worse.
Awful Auntie, 11th to 14th October
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
War Horse, 13th December to 6th January
Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, the National Theatre's internationally-acclaimed production of War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical experience.
Review of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
8th December 2009 to 2nd January 2010.
Oxford Daily Info has a review here: "a great night out for all of the family, providing humour for the grown-up audience members as well as for the slightly younger, more excitable ones... before whisking the kids off to the traditional panto, be sure to consider this timeless classic instead".