Best of the fest from Oxfordshire theatre makers


Some best of the fest shows coming from the lively, innovative and dynamic theatre making going on in, and around, Oxford. Selected by Kate Saffin, Fringe Reviewer reviewer.

If you’re looking for:

Work by an all female company

(with a mouse who is A therapist-cum-confidant-cum-philosopher)

Beyond: Sugar Mice at Paradise Green 15.20 to the 16th

Strong storytelling that packs a punch…

… and leaves you questioning humanity and fired up to affect change in social politics, history and current affairs (a tall order, but this is the Edinburgh Fringe, it does challenge!).

SOLD at Pleasance Courtyard 12.45 daily

Something unpredictable, wacky and fast paced, surrealistic.

With plenty of sibling rivalry thrown in. Performed by sisters, so there will be no holds barred!

SIS 21.25 at Banshee Labryinth (19th-25th). This one is on the free fringe:

New musical theatre…

…that looks at the funny and sad aspects of day to day life, from office routine to sexual fantasies to cocktail binges – and has a hopeful ending, if not a happy-ever-after.

Verity  Space on the Mile 16:50 13th-17th

Note: there is a preview on Aug 12th that isn’t listed in the Fringe programme: contact for tickets.