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Mike Bartlett to premiere first Christmas show in Oxford

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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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