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The Eglesfield Players performing Sweeney Todd at Queen's, 2016
There are more plays staged at Oxford than at any other University in the UK and the Queen's College is a significant contributor to Oxford's vibrant student drama scene. The College has its own drama society, known as the Eglesfield Players.

Named after the College's founder, Robert de Eglesfield, the society is a major student production company and funding body for Oxford drama. The society helps fund productions across the city, as well as putting on their own shows in the gardens of Queen's. Every Trinity term the society runs a summer musical in Queen's: recent productions have included Sweeney Todd (2016), Merrily We Roll Along (2017), and Company (2018). 

The society also aims to help any drama enthusiasts get into the thriving University theatre scene. The best way to get started with drama at Oxford is to enter 'Cuppers,' a competition where each college enters a short play to be performed at the end of the first term. In past years, Queen's has made it to the final!  

The Players performing Merrily We Roll Along, 2017