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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Oxford Playhouse Trust

  • Income

    £4.2M

  • Spending

    £4.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 900039 Company no. 2397373

Contact details

Public address

  • The Oxford Playhouse Theatre, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2LW

Aims & activities

Oxford Playhouse is a 600 seat presenting and producing theatre. The high quality programme includes drama, new writing, children's theatre, comedy, music, local student and amateur work, lectures, poetry and talks. The Playhouse manages the Burton Taylor Studio featuring student and professional shows. The theatre runs an extensive learning and participation programme in the local community.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£4.2M

Expenditure:

£4.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £2.2M Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £691.2K Other assets
  • £761.1K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

107%
83%
0%

Charitable objects

THE PROMOTION AND ADVANCEMENT OF THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT SO AS TO LIMIT THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, TO RAISE THE GENERAL STANDARD OF DRAMATIC PRODUCTION IN THE UK, TO EDUCATE PUBLIC TASTE, TO ENCOURAGE THE ARTS OF DRAMA AND MUSIC, AND TO STIMULATE PUBLIC AWARENESS AND APPRECIATION OF THE VISUAL ARTS.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 21/06/1989 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 22/09/2006 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 23/09/2006

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Oxford Playhouse

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 12 Trustees
  • 68 Employees
  • 112 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Sos Ann Eltis None on record
Professor Colin Mayer Wadham College Up-to-date
Ms Saphie Ashtiany Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra Trust Up-to-date
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation Up-to-date
Prof. Sir Rory Collins None on record
Liesl Elder The Dean And Chapter Of The Cathedral Church Of Christ In Oxford Of The Foundation Of King Henry Viii Up-to-date
Andrew Parker Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts Limited Up-to-date
Mountview Arts Centre Limited Up-to-date
The Principal And Fellows Of Somerville College Up-to-date
Elizabeth Paris (Chair) Sofea Up-to-date
The Orwell Youth Prize Up-to-date
Eleanor Rose Lloyd Theatre Development Trust Up-to-date
Theatre503 Limited Up-to-date
Deborah Jane Dance None on record
Sue Staunton None on record
Moss Cooper None on record
Sandip Popat None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England