Over 100 punters enjoyed the meal before our charity Friday night show at Eynsham Village Hall.


Rehearsals are under way for our next production to be performed Wed 30th November - Saturday 3rd December at Eynsham Village Hall. We shall be presenting Yes, Prime Minister, a comedy by Anthony Jay and Jonathan Lynn.

Pictures from the dress rehearsal of Yes, Prime Minister.

Photos by Cereta Drewett

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This was the scene in the hall this summer when we emptied the green room to have a good sort-out of our costumes props & furniture. How on earth did so much stuff fit in the green room? We managed to throw out some stuff, give other items to charity shops & put back a load of items hopefully in more order than before so that in future we stand a better chance of remembering what we’ve got & finding it when we need it.

JULY 2016

Gareth Hammond, Chairman of Bartholomew Players presented a cheque for £320 to Terry Glossop, President of the Rotary Club of Eynsham as their share of the supper night profits for our Spring show – Relative Values. This money will go to local charitable causes, underlying BP’s commitment to supporting the local community.

JUNE 2016

ODN Drama Festival 2016

We are delighted to announce that at the 2016 Oxfordshire Drama Network Festival of One Act Plays at the Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon, the Bartholomew Players' entry of Neil Simon's California Suite – Visitors from Philadelphia was awarded the Colin Dexter Rose Bowl Award for a Special Moment and the David Coates – Punter's Prize Award (chosen by the Season Ticket holders)

JUNE 2016

The Players repeated their success at Wallingford Corn Exchange One Act Drama Festival where California Suite – Visitors from Philadelphia won the award for Best Overall Performance and Gareth Hammond and Claire Johnson were nominated for Best Performers.

Congratulations  to the actors (Gareth Hammond, Claire Johnson and Ellina Mikhailova), the Director (Deborah Lisburne Diacon) and all those helping backstage.

APRIL 2016

Our latest production - Relative Values by Noel Coward - was a great success. 

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MARCH 2016

Members of the cast for the forthcoming production of Relative Values

Photos by Cereta Drewett

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Bartholomew Players support Bartholomew School English Students

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Members Debi & Graham enjoying our Christmas party!


California Suite proved a huge success for the company – an excellent way of celebrating our 40th anniversary. 

"The set which certainly had the ‘Wow’ factor was superb...A thoroughly enjoyable evening, which was appreciated by all, as Bartholomew Players have gone from strength to strength in their 40th year..."

Nigel James, Oxfordshire Drama Network

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Our Publicity Officer, Denise Santilli, gave a publicity talk to Eynsham Film Night -

you can see a PowerPoint Presentation of her talk by clicking on the photograph.


Our forthcoming production of Neil Simon's California Suite received full-page coverage in the Witney Gazette.

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MAY 2015

Eynsham Guide Unit received a cheque for £300 from the Bartholomew Players in return for their collaboration over the Friday Supper Evening during The Bartholomew Players' recent production of Night Must Fall in May 2015.

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MAY 2015

Our latest production - Night Must Fall, a psychological thriller by Emlyn Williams – was a huge success.

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Bartholomew Players Chairman Gareth Hammond handed over a cheque for £350 to Sue Greenwood, leader of First Eynsham Scout Group.

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Once Bitten our latest production was another huge success, as shown by the reviews:-

This drama group is on a roll. This production is another which is likely to prove a crowd-pleaser. Paul Stammers - Eynsham Online

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Members enjoyed a lovely Xmas meal at the The Talbot Inn.

Now we start planning for our next show in May.

All are welcome to get involved!

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JULY 2014

The Importance of Being Earnest –our first Oscar Wilde production proved a great success.


As the ODN critic said “Bartholomew Players are going from strength to strength; the quality of their productions has significantly improved.” 

JULY 2014

Bartholomew Players Chairman Gareth Hammond presented a cheque for £400 to members of Eynsham Day Centre as a result of the successful charity show supper on the Friday night of the production.

MAY 2014

Bartholomew Players Chairman, Gareth Hammond, handed over a cheque for £3100 to representatives from Helen & Douglas House Hospice on the last night of our latest production The Importance of Being Earnest. The money was raised through sales of our Calendar Girls nude calendar which we produced last November.

MAY 2014

Bartholomew Players now has a Facebook page.

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MARCH 2014

Charity update. We are delighted to report that the Friday night performance of our latest production generated a donation of over £700 to Eynsham Rotary Club’s local charity. In addition sales of the Calendar Girls calendar will result in a donation of over £3000 going to Helen & Douglas House, which offers hospice care to young people in our area with terminal illnesses.


Rehearsals are underway for our next production which will be Oscar Wilde's witty comedy The Importance of Being Earnest. Performance dates will be 14-17 May 2014

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Calendar Girls was probably our most successful production yet, with universal acclaim & over 400 people coming to see the show over 4 nights. Now the challenge is to “follow that”! We will be considering plays for our May production during January. All are welcome to get involved – including any prospective new members, especially the extremely elusive young men out there.

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The Bartholomew Players

Eynsham Village Hall

Back Lane


Oxfordshire OX29 4QW

Phone: 07721 744020 



Tickets are available in advance from:

Denise Santilli  07721 744020


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Tickets are also available on the door

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