With Wimbledon over for another year and the Ashes about to start, people start thinking about their summer holidays and whether we will get any decent weather. There are a number of theatrical producers who have their fingers crossed for a rain-free July, with a large number of outdoor productions about to open.

26 June (to 22 August) - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Oxford Shakespeare Company presents an updated production of Shakespeare's classic romantic tragedy

Walled Gardens, Wadham College, Oxford


Box Office: 01865 305305 (www.ticketsoxford.co.uk)

9th July (to 5th September) - Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Creation Theatre presents Shakespeare's perfect summer comedy

Amphitheatre at Said Business School, Oxford


Box Office: 01865 766266

14th July (to 25th July) - Henry V by William Shakespeare

Oxford Theatre Guild return with their 54th annual garden production - Shakespeare's most popular History play.

Gardens of Trinity College, Oxford


Box Office: 01865 305305 (www.ticketsoxford.co.uk)

28th July (to 8th August) - The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare

The Globe Theatre tour of Shakespeare's riotous comedy arrives in Oxford.

Bodleian Library, Oxford


Box Office: 01865 305305 A veritable feast for lovers of the Bard!

There are other options for theatre-lovers in the region - check out what else is happening at the Oxford Playhouse and the Burton-Taylor Studio (www.oxfordplayhouse.com), the New Theatre (www.newtheatreoxford.org.uk) and the OFS Studio (www.ofsstudio.org.uk) - there is plenty on offer!