The Hexagon

The Hexagon
Queens Walk, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7QF
  • Telephone 0118 960 6060
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  • Website www.readingarts.com/thehexagon

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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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There are 34 events at this location

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Al Murray: Let's Go Backwards Together

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Thu 23 Mar

Anton and Erin: Swing Time

Strictly Come Dancing's Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag hit the road with their newest show.

Fri 17 Feb

£35–£45 / 0118 960 6060

Babe, The Sheep-Pig

The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.

Bugsy Malone: Rare Productions

The 1920s gangster musical is staged with an all children cast.

Thu 23 Feb

£17 (£15.50) / 0118 960 6060

Fri 24 Feb

£17 (£15.50) / 0118 960 6060

Sat 25 Feb

Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook

The two members of the band Squeeze perform a selection of songs by the band, plus solo material fro each artist.

Mon 23 Oct

£32.50–£47.50 / 0118 960 6060

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Count Arthur Strong

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

Fri 31 Mar

£22.50 / 0118 960 6060

Danny Baker: Cradle to the Stage

Stories and comedy from the veteran broadcaster.

Fri 10 Feb

Ed Byrne

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Fri 1 Dec

£24 / 0118 960 6060

The First Hippo on the Moon

David Walliam's children's book about two big hippos and one enormous dream – which of them can make it to the moon first?

Wed 29 Mar

£14.50 (Children £12.50 under 16s; £46) / 0118 960 6060

Imelda May

Commercial rockabilly songstress from Dublin.

Thu 11 May

prices vary / 0118 960 6060

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Jamie Raven

Tricks and illusions from the Britain's Got Talent runner-up.

Mon 27 Feb

£22 (Children £18 under 16s; £74) / 0118 960 6060

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Thu 25 May

£20.50 / 0118 960 6060

Kevin And Karen

Strictly Come Dancing professionals and husband-and-wife duo Kevin and Karen Clifton perform the waltz, cha cha, fox trot, tango and salsa, with a supporting cast of dancers and a 12-piece band.

Sat 24 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 960 6060

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.

Fri 10 Mar

£27.50 (£25.50) / 0118 960 6060

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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 7 Mar

£37.50 / 0118 960 6060

Moscow City Ballet: The Nutcracker

A delicious fairy tale about a Nutcracker doll, who comes alive on Christmas Eve to rescue a little girl from the clutches of the Mouse King and his army. Set to Tchaikovsky's beautiful score.

Sun 12 Feb

£31.50–£36.50 / 0118 960 6060

Mon 13 Feb

£31.50–£36.50 / 0118 960 6060

Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Fri 17 Mar

Pam Ann: Fly

Character comedy from the hostess with the mostess.

Fri 9 Jun

£24 / 0118 960 6060

Remembering Fred

A tribute to Fred Astaire.

Fri 5 May

£19.50–£35 / 0118 960 6060

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Richard Herring: The Best

A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.

Thu 27 Apr

£17 / 0118 960 6060

Room On The Broom: Tall Stories

Tall Stories brings to life on stage their fun-filled, Olivier Award nominated musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Spooky songs and tales will delight and entertain all the family alike as you follow the tale of the witch, her cat and some hitch hikers along for the ride.

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 7 Feb

£22.50–£24.50 / 0118 960 6060

Russell Howard

Comedian Russell Howard tries out brand new material.

Wed 25 Jan

£22 / 0118 960 6060

Sean Lock: Keep it Light

The team captain of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats presents his latest live show.

Tue 21 Mar

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Sensational 60's Experience

The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis’ Love Affair perform their evergreen hits.

Sat 25 Mar

£28 / 0118 960 6060

Seth Lakeman

A haunting original take on folk rock from the former Mercury Music Prize nominee.

Sat 4 Mar

£24.75 / 0118 960 6060

Shakin' Stevens

The eighties' singer with the famous hips performs his past hits to celebrate the anniversary of 30 years since the release of his first hit in the UK. In 1980 the singer released Hot Dog after years of touring and recording Stevens got his big break. His success in the eighties continued with the release of Marie Marie…

Fri 28 Apr

£22.50–£35 / 0118 960 6060

Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.

Sat 18 Feb

Squeeze

One of the best post-punk pop acts, helmed by the songwriting duo Glen Tilbrook and Chris Difford.

Mon 23 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 960 6060

With Nine Below Zero.

Steve Hackett

The one-time Genesis guitarist revisits his time in the band with new versions of songs he co-wrote from the period 1971–1977.

Sun 30 Apr

£27.50–£29.50 / 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 14 Mar

£25 / 0118 960 6060

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Thu 26 Jan

£27 (£25) / 0118 960 6060

You Win Again: The Story of the Bee Gees

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

Thu 16 Feb

£24.50 (£22.50) / 0118 960 6060

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