The King of Navarre and his three companions commit to a life of study and self-improvement for three years. This means putting aside all thoughts of women and love. To help them keep their oath, the King demands that all women must remain at least a mile from the court.

Just as the King and his men have committed (by contract!) to this life of study, the Princess of France and her three ladies-in-waiting arrive. It isn't long before the King and his men find themselves falling for the charms of the ladies . . .

And then there‚Äôs a flamboyant Spanish noble, a verbose, thesaurus-like schoolteacher, a comic vicar and a dull constable called .. Dull.
Much whimsical fun ensues.

Our first read-through -- online, of course!


We are all still constrained by the restrictions to limit the impacts of coronavirus. But we still need to plan for a future and for a return to normality. In that expectation, we are rehearsing a specially-planned production of LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST with a view to staging it in the next slot (April) we have booked at the Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon. Even if this is not available, the show will go on and details will be announced as soon as we have them.

Naturally, this will all depend on any restrictions introduced by the government -- as well as the availability of the Unicorn Theatre. Both of these are of course outside our control.

We do have some contingency plans and - if things do have to change - we'll let you know straightaway.


We've been thinking a lot about how it can all work around the current restrictions. We have some detailed plans, and we will publish them here once we know the show can definitely go ahead. 


Based on the current government advice, tickets for this show will only be available for online purchase, to reduce the need for avoidable contact. They will go on sale from WeGotTickets from a date to be confirmed. There's a bit more information about tickets HERE.

Interested in joining the STC

New members are always welcome, on and off stage, and every show needs people happy to help out with all the vital backstage and front of house stuff that makes a show work for our audiences. You're welcome to pop along any Monday or Thursday to Blackbird Leys Community Centre. But see below --


We're currently unable to meet face to face, but we do still have regular Zoom calls to stay in touch. If you do want to know what's happening - please do EMAIL US.