Archives: Shows


Jack & Jill and the Beanstalk – 2017

2017 featured a new story, by member Rod Fine, on 16-18 February.  Jack & Jill & the Beanstalk: two pantos for the price of one!  Including a Hero, Dame, talking beans and cow pats...  It was a bucket of laughs! Here are fun photos from rehearsals and performances (courtesy of Kim Benson, Barry Miller and [...]

Cinderella – 2016

2016 features the Village Players' 30th pantomime! We're celebrating with the classic Cinderella, on 18-20 February 2016.  Visit Launtonia in Cooper School during half-term: tickets are on sale in Launton's Post Office and Oxfam in Bicester. Photos courtesy of Kim Benson and Barry Miller.

From Rags to Riches: Summer Show 2015

The Village Players' (LVP) summer show raised £1116, for The Gatehouse (an Oxford charity for homeless and poorly housed people); the audience also donated 39 kilos of goods for the Bicester Food Bank. Thanks to Melanie Beckett and Barry Miller (BTB Photos) for the pictures.

Old King Cole – 2015

Old King Cole in February 2015 half-term raised over £4700 for charities. Member Rod Fine wrote the script: the Merry Old Soul was young at heart, joined by a mysterious piper, three fiddlers (not as you would expect) and many more in the ensemble. Kim Benson and Nick Cherry took rehearsal and performance photos shown here, as well as members [...]

The Little Mermaid – 2014

The 2014 Panto, the Little Mermaid, was Martin Evans' 20th script, featuring undersea scenes, a storm and shipwreck, a truly wicked witch, three suitable girls, and a love story to warm everyone's hearts. Click the images for larger versions...

Goldilocks – 2013

The 2013 Panto, Goldilocks, was Rod Fine's third panto script with music by Steve Webber. It broke previous records, selling 1,271 tickets and raised £5,300 over its six performances. Click the images for larger versions...

Summer Fete – 2012

At the 2012 Launton Summer Fete, the Village Players performed and swayed for the crowds... Click the images for larger versions...