"Best Panto Ever!!! You’ve truly smashed it this year! All 4 of us had the time of our lives, from aged 9 to 44. You even delighted the emo 13 year-old."
Audience Comment on Cinderella
"So much fun; jam packed with singing and dancing, ensemble pieces, inspired costumes, laughter and sweets. An absolute triumph."
Oxford Mail on Dick Whittington ★★★★★
"Knocked Out! Thousands will be having a merrier Christmas thanks to this excellent show, a colourful and musical delight."
Oxford Times on Aladdin ★★★★★
"Brilliantly Engaging Theatricality. A sugar rush of a show with political bite."
The Stage on Jack and the Beanstalk ★★★★
"I Just Wanted to Watch it All Over Again!"
Oxford Times on Dick Whittington ★★★★★
"Steve Marmion who has masterminded the Playhouse’s Christmas offering for the past four years has done an excellent job again."
The Guardian on Dick Whittington
"An Absolute Triumph. It’s a good sign when the eager squealing of the children in the audience is met by the raucous laughter of the adults."
Stagetalk Magazine on Cinderella ★★★★
"You don’t expect panto to tamper with the classic ingredients but I don’t think I’ve ever seen them all come together quite so enjoyably."
The Guardian on
Dick Whittington

"Don’t Miss! A feast of festive fun, Oxford Playhouse delivers all we could wish for."
Oxford Times on Cinderella ★★★★
"Fantastic Panto is the Rat’s Whiskers."
The Guardian on Dick Whittington
"An Absolute Triumph"
Entertainment Views on Cinderella ★★★★
"A Right Rollicking Ribtickler For a good dollop of seasonal fun which will appeal to the whole family, you won’t find better than this year’s Playhouse Panto." Daily Info on Jack and the Beanstalk
"The age old tradition of pantomime is not only alive in Oxford but it’s revitalised, re-energised, refreshing and stands a good chance of attracting new audiences in to the theatre."
Entertainment Views ★★★★
"The Definition of this Year’s Panto is: A hot, hip, really sick, in its crib, groovin’, sweatin’, shoutin’, screamin’ (and that’s just the mums and dads) X-Factor, Disney Channel, X-Box hit of a show." OXHC
"An Amazing Evening at the Theatre"
Entertainment Views ★★★★
"Truly a Pantomime for Our Time"
Stagetalk Magazine
★★★★★
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