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George Street, Oxford, South East OX1 2AG

Fishermen's Friends The Musical

Closed March 18, 2023

Climb aboard, find your sea legs and allow yourself to fall for this critically acclaimed musical, hook, line and sinker.

Why See Fishermen's Friends The Musical?


Setting sail this winter!

It's safe to say that no one had a group of Cornish fishermen singing sea shanties down as a dead cert for the UK music and film charts but oh buoy, did they show us! Now you can recount the journey of Fisherman's Friends in this brand new musical that follows their fish-out-of-water adventure from singing in the local community and looking to raise a quid or two, to the main stage at Glastonbury!

Premiering back in August 2021 in Cornwall, it was a box office and audience smash, and will now take to stages across the UK, bringing the voyage of the unlikely bouy band to you in a production full of friendship, warmth, heart and sole.

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Opening night: 14 March 2023


You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.

Cast and Creative


James Gaddas as Jim
Parisa Shahmir as Alwyn
Robert Duncan as Jago
Susan Penhaligon as Maggie
Anton Stephans as Leadville


Directed by James Grieve
Book by Amanda Whittington
Choreography by Matt Cole
Set and Costume Design by Lucy Osborne
Lighting Design by Johanna Town
Sound Design by Dan Samson
Casting by Jim Arnold
Musical supervision by David White.

What you thought

6 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

5.0 star rating

Angela Winbolt: “Amazing”

So much talent on one stage - enjoyed every moment and would love to see... more

Tez : “Absolutely brilliant ”

The bestmothets day present, It has everything, great cast , I laughed,... more

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