The Burton Taylor Studio

The Burton Taylor Studio
Gloucester Street, Oxford, OX1 2BN
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The B*stard King

Comedy sketch group The Awkward Silence bring you their new show: a tale of bloodshed, progeny and greed. In Etherium the discovery of a newborn baby, by blood the rightful heir to the throne, throws the kingdom into chaos. This can only end in war. This can only end in carnage. This can only end in lots of laughs because…

Thu 21 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Climb That Tree

Climb That Tree is the brand new show from award-winning songwriter and musician David Gibb (Letters Through Your Door). Join David on a musical journey through his hilarious and often surreal imagination, where bears live in the cupboard under the stairs, wolves are roaming the corridors at school, and trips to the moon…

Sat 23 Sep

£8 (Children £6) / 01865 305305

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Frogman

Queensland, Australia, 1995. Meera is eleven. It's her first sleepover. Strawberry dunkaroos, SEGA Megadrive, and band practice descends into stories by torchlight, swapping coral fragments and theorising about the universe. Lights off. In the corner, the aquarium is beginning to glow. Outside in the coral reef, the…

Wed 4 Oct

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 13:30
  • 19:30

Thu 5 Oct

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 13:30
  • 19:30

Fri 6 Oct

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 13:30
  • 19:30

The History of Everything

Everything you ever wanted to know about everything…ever. Ben Watson performs this silly, surreal and satirical fast-paced comic adventure through history. From Ancient Rome to the Millennium Dome, Telegraphy to the mobile phone, Tudors, Trump and Tory capers, Persians, peace signs and the Panama papers. Fringe…

Tue 26 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Wed 27 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

How To Die Of A Broken Heart

Heartbreak changed Femi's body and life forever. This is her solo theatre show about love, illness, and not giving up. Through stories of her failed relationships, Femi lays bare the desperation so many of us feel when it comes to love, and invites us to both laugh at her mistakes, and accept our own. How to Die of a…

Tue 3 Oct

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Instructions For Border Crossing

A twelve-year-old girl sneaks across the border of her own country. Her parents watch her on a computer screen. The works of a half-forgotten performance artist seem to hold the key to bringing down a brutal system operating on our behalf and under our noses. Do you join in? Or do you look the other way? From the maker of…

Thu 28 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Fri 29 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Sat 30 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Jack and the Beans Talk

Was it a dream or did I hear a talking bean? Jack lives on a small farm with his mum and has very little to eat. He likes to talk to the birdshis cow and anyone who will listen. Imagine his surprise when he swaps his cow for some magic beans and starts to hear a whispering in the breeze and a giant rumble in the sky…

Sat 9 Sep

£8 (Children £6) / 01865 305305

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
  • 15:30

Oxford Fun Palace

Everyone an Artist, Everyone a Scientist Come and join in with Fun Palaces 2017 - a free, nationwide festival of arts and science, and a fun and enlightening day for young theatre and science enthusiasts. With loads of hands-on activities and experiments; make your own puppet, complete a treasure hunt and much more…

Sat 7 Oct

Free / 01865 305305

  • 11:00

Remote

REMOTE is an interactive live game interrogating the politics of choice, and decision-making in an immaterial world, saturated with technology. This is a piece of game-theatre and it's entirely led by you, the audience. As well as just being yourselves - you are also, together, playing a character, and you'll be asked to…

Mon 25 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:00
  • 21:00

Steve Bugeja: Summer Camp

A true story of what happened when Steve spent his summer working at a kids camp in America.

Mon 2 Oct

£12 / 01865 305305

  • 20:00

The Tiger's Bride

My father lost me to the Beast at cards… Having fled abjection in Russia, Beauty and her father arrive in Italy to find that all who come here must play a hand with La Bestia. After her father makes an ill-advised bet, Beauty must come to terms with a frightening new home and a most unusual Beast. Based on Angela Carter's…

Mon 11 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Tue 12 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Wed 13 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 16 Sep

White Feather Boxer

It's 1967. In a shabby boxing gym, elderly trainer Jimmy listens to the news: Muhammad Ali refuses to fight in Vietnam. It's a story Jimmy knows all too well. Back during WW1, he was a contender. Then, conscientious objectors went to prison or the firing squad. Jimmy made his choice, but he's still haunted by those demons…

Thu 7 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Fri 8 Sep

£10 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

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