Kim Benson

Charitable donations from our 2019 panto

Donations from Sleeping Beauty but not that one Total £3620.00 Book Aid International 165.00 Gatehouse 165.00 Bicester Food bank 165.00 Diabetes UK 165.00 Air Ambulance 165.00 Island Pond wood 165.00 ROSY 165.00 Launton Parish Hall 165.00 Anthony Nolan (in memory of Alice Byron) 165.00 Hummingbird Centre 165.00 CRIBs 165.00 Samaritans 165.00 See Saw 165.00 Sobell […]

Panto publication

Thanks to the Bicester Advertiser for their article on Sleeping Beauty – but not that one!  I believe some tickets are left, but hurry before they sell out: The Bull in Launton and Coles Bookshop in Bicester.  Panto performances will be 21-23 Feb. (in Cooper School, Bicester).  

2018 year in review

Aladdin & the Magic Lamp was the 32nd Launton Pantomime, with six shows, playing to 1227 people in the audiences.  Well over 100 people were involved in the production in one way or another.  Together we raised £6050 for charitable organisations – the second largest amount from the panto run (Cinderella in 2016 raised £7100!).  […]

Up next: Country Dances!

Director of the autumn play Tina Cherry featured on Radio Bicester!  The 7 Show, hosted by Jo Sandy-Goodey, had an interview about the Launton Village Players’ forthcoming production “Country Dances”. A comedy farce on Friday the 26th & Saturday the 27th of October in the Launton Parish Hall. Doors open at 7pm curtain up at 7.30. […]

See Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat next week!

Thanks to the Bicester Advertiser ( for their recent article on our upcoming summer show – nearly sold out for two of the three shows, so get your tickets now if you haven’t already! 13 & 14 July, evenings and Sat. matinee, Launton’s Parish Hall.  Tickets from Launton’s Costcutter.  £9 adults, £5 children.  All the […]

Jo Sandy-Goodey at RadioBicester interviewed Simon Turner – aka Joseph of the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

     The Village Players’ Jo’s 7 Show at RadioBicester this past Thursday included her interviewing Simon, who can be seen as Joseph on 13 & 14 July in Launton’s Parish Hall.  The Saturday matinee is sold out – but you can still get tickets, from Costcutter in Launton, for the Friday and Saturday evenings (7:30 […]