The society was formed under the name of the Student Players in 1946 and changed to the Oxted Players in 2000. They perform at the Barn Theatre, Bluehouse Lane, Oxted and produce at least two plays each year, plus a popular pantomime in January.
They are members of the National Operatic and Dramatic Association and in recent years have received three separate NODA awards for their plays. The society also regularly participates in the Southern Counties One Act Drama Festival, held annually at the Barn Theatre in February and they have had achieved notable successes over recent years. Open to all, membership spans ages 8 to 80 plus.