- Telephone 0118 960 6060
- Website www.readingarts.com/thehexagon
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.
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.
Anton and Erin: Swing Time
Strictly Come Dancing's Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag hit the road with their newest show.
Babe, The Sheep-Pig
The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.
Mon 8 May
Tue 9 May
Bugsy Malone: Rare Productions
The 1920s gangster musical is staged with an all children cast.
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.
Count Arthur Strong
Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.
Danny Baker: Cradle to the Stage
Stories and comedy from the veteran broadcaster.
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
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?
Commercial rockabilly songstress from Dublin.
Tricks and illusions from the Britain's Got Talent runner-up.
Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Wed 15 Feb
£27.50 / 0118 960 6060
Jon Richardson: Old Man
Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night
The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.
Pam Ann: Fly
Character comedy from the hostess with the mostess.
A tribute to Fred Astaire.
Richard Herring: The Best
A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.
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.
Mon 30 Jan
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.
Comedian Russell Howard tries out brand new material.
Sean Lock: Keep it Light
The team captain of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats presents his latest live show.
Sensational 60's Experience
The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis’ Love Affair perform their evergreen hits.
A haunting original take on folk rock from the former Mercury Music Prize nominee.
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…
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
£21.50 (£20) / 0118 960 6060
One of the best post-punk pop acts, helmed by the songwriting duo Glen Tilbrook and Chris Difford.
The one-time Genesis guitarist revisits his time in the band with new versions of songs he co-wrote from the period 1971–1977.
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'.
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.