The Hexagon

The Hexagon
Queens Walk, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7QF
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Conveniently located in the heart of the town, The Hexagon, part of Reading Arts & Venues, is a well-renowned multi-arts venue serving up a programme of high quality theatre, music, comedy, dance and more.

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The hits of one of the most successful and influential English pop bands of the 70s, revisited by original member Graham Gouldman and some new faces. The original line-up of Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley, and Lol Creme assumed the name 10cc in 1972. Their first single 'Donna' peaked at number two in the…

Fri 16 Nov

£41 / 0118 960 6060

Anton and Erin – From Broadway to Hollywood

The dance stars celebrate a Decade in Dance in 2018 with their tenth UK nationwide tour.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

£41.63–£53.13 / 0118 960 6060

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Probably the best known and certainly one of the longest running Floyd tributes, supposedly counting members of the real band among its fans.

Tue 20 Nov

£32.45–£43.45 / 0118 960 6060

Big Girls Don't Cry

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Bjorn Again

Much respected long-serving Abba tribute act.

Mon 26 Nov

£27.50–£97.90 / 0118 960 6060

The Bootleg Beatles

Relive the sights and sounds of the 60s with the most established Beatles tribute band.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

£34.25 / 0118 960 6060

Bowling For Soup

Jocular punk pop sorts from Texas.

Thu 29 Nov

£28.80 / 0118 960 6060

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.

Sat 20 Oct

£24 / 0118 960 6060


Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.

Thu 4 Apr 2019

£21.45–£109 / 0118 960 6060

Danny Baker: Good Time Charlie's Back!

Following the success of his Cradle To Grave tour, award-winning Radio 5 presenter, comedy writer and journalist Danny Baker takes to the stage for a live tour sharing his anecdotal back catalogue. He shares irreverent and touching stories from a life in the spotlight and offers a humorous insight to his day-to-day…

Fri 5 Oct

£22.50 / 0118 960 6060

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Curmudgeonly Irish stand-up who wrote and starred in the TV sitcom Black Books.

Wed 28 Nov

£25 / 0118 960 6060

Echo & The Bunnymen

Well-preserved Liverpudlian indie rock legends.

Tue 16 Oct

£21.45–£82.50 / 0118 960 6060


An affectionate celebration of the life and music of George Michael including his early days with Wham!.

Tue 9 Oct

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Golden Girls Tour

Lesley Garrett, Bonnie Langford and Maria Friedman join forces to re-imagine fan favourite tunes such as Nina Simone’s 'Feeling Good' and Judy Garland’s 'Get Happy'.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

£31.70–£63.40 / 0118 960 6060

Henning Wehn: Get On With It

Observations from the German comedian.

Sat 17 Nov

£22 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

  • 4 stars

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Fri 23 Nov

£22 / 0118 960 6060

Islands in the Stream

Musical celebrating the queen and king of country: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.

Thu 31 Jan 2019

£26.95 / 0118 960 6060

Jamie Raven: Making Magic

Jamie Raven, the man who made Simon Cowell say "I now actually believe in magic", is back doing what he does best as he tours his brand new show Making Magic. Jamie will take you on a journey through the magical world in which he operates. He will explain how magic works, why magic works, and what it means to different…

Mon 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 960 6060

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats – returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment.

Wed 14 Nov

£45.10 / 0118 960 6060

Julian Clary: Born to Mince Tour

Saucy comedy from 'renowned homosexual' Julian Clary.

Wed 20 Mar 2019

£25 / 0118 960 6060

Kaiser Chiefs

The multi-million selling jaunty rock and indie quintet.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

£38.50–£49.50 / 0118 960 6060

Level 42

Eighties funk pop quartet back on the road again, singing old favourites including 'Running in the Family' and 'Lessons in Love' as well as new tracks from their latest EP Sirens.

Mon 8 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 960 6060

With The Blow Monkeys.

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Thu 18 Oct

£29.70 / 0118 960 6060

The Manfreds

Rock and blues with a twist of jazz.

Fri 30 Nov

£33.40–£36.38 / 0118 960 6060

Mike & the Mechanics

Mike Rutherford's MOR crew return with a new vocalist in tow – Andrew Roachford of 'Cuddly Toy' fame. The band perform from tracks from their extensive back catalogue including 'The Living Years’, 'Word Of Mouth' and 'Another Cup of Coffee'.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

£46.50 / 0118 960 6060

New Purple Celebration

Tribute to the funk rock of Prince.

Thu 22 Nov

£24.75–£28.05 / 0118 960 6060

Remembering the Movies

On sale Fri 7 Sep: 10am If you loved Remembering Fred then get ready for a remarkable, unique and star-studded rollercoaster ride through some of the most successful, Oscar winning and most memorable films of all time. From the Golden Age of Hollywood through to the modern mega musical. Enjoy tributes to Audrey…

Sat 13 Apr 2019

£37.50 / 0118 960 6060

Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John

Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert returns to comedy after a six year hiatus and discusses the unfortunate turns his life has taken since the last time he was on stage.

Sat 29 Jun 2019

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Rick Wakeman: Piano Portraits

Rick Wakeman reinterprets some of his hits in piano form.

Thu 4 Oct

£33.40–£40.25 / 0118 960 6060

Rip It Up

Dance showcase set to a soundtrack from the 1960s by Strictly Come Dancing champions Harry Judd and Louis Smith, backed by a live band.

Wed 3 Oct

£34.50–£43.12 / 0118 960 6060

Rob Beckett: Mouth of the South

Observational and high-energy new material from the award-winning stand-up.

Thu 21 Nov 2019

£23 / 0118 960 6060

Fri 22 Nov 2019

£23 / 0118 960 6060

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

Tue 21 May 2019

£24.50 / 0118 960 6060

Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee, and ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox, reworks 21st century pop hits in a variety of vintage styles.

Sun 25 Nov

£29.15–£40.15 / 0118 960 6060

Shakin' Stevens

The swivel-hipped rock'n'roller, fondly remembered from the 1980s, tours in support of his critically acclaimed twelfth studio album Echoes Of Our Times, in which he explores his intriguing family history, blending blues, roots, Americana and classic rock.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

£38.50 / 0118 960 6060

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

  • 3 stars

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Fri 10 May 2019

£23 / 0118 960 6060

The Stranglers

The old punk warhorses play on without Hugh Cornwell. Expect classic hits from their back catalogue, such as 'Peaches', 'Golden Brown', 'No More Heroes' and 'Strange Little Girl'.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

£30.25–£38.50 / 0118 960 6060

Tim Vine: Sunset Milk Idiot

Quick-fire one-liners from the pun-slinging maestro.

Fri 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 960 6060

The Whitney Houston Show

Belinda Davids pages homage to one of the world’s most revered singers, accompanied by the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. The show features Houston’s greatest hits, including 'I Will Always Love You', 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' and 'One Moment in Time'.

Sat 24 Nov

£29.50–£32 / 0118 960 6060

You Win Again

A tour through the Bee Gees' career, from the 60s through the 80s with all the best tunes and plenty of dancing.

Sun 21 Oct

£27.54 / 0118 960 6060

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