Mike Bartlett to premiere first Christmas show in Oxford
Oxford’s Old Fire Station has announced the world premiere of Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett’s first Christmas show.
Snowflake, which is directed by Clare Lizzimore, will run from December 5 to 22.
The play, which was written especially for the Old Fire Station, is about a father-daughter relationship.
Bartlett said: “Writing my first Christmas show is a great challenge and a new creative spur.
“Writing it for the Old Fire Station – a venue in partnership with Crisis – is doubly special. It goes back to the heart of good theatre: a sense of community.”
He added: “I grew up in Oxford, but I’ve never premiered any work here, so it’s also a theatrical homecoming of sorts – and there’s no better time to come home than at Christmas.”
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