- 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.
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Afro Celt Sound System
The return of the group who fuse electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music.
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.
An Audience with Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe
An audience with the Strictly Come Dancing duo.
Babe, The Sheep-Pig
The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.
Mon 8 May
Tue 9 May
Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom
- Directed by: Richard Lewis
- Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)
Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.
Sat 22 Jul
The soulful singer-songwriter and producer performs her pop hits.
Britsoul diva who gives it her all in performance, like the captain of the hockey team.
Bugsy Malone: Rare Productions
The 1920s gangster musical is staged with an all children cast.
Bye Bye Baby
The music of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons.
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.
City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Julian Wilkins conducts the orchestra for a performance of Vaughan Williams's The Wasps, Beethoven's Symphony No 6, 1st Movement, Vivaldi's Spring, Strauss II's Voices Of Spring, Grieg's Morning Mood from Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Elgar's Chanson De Matin, Copland's Allegro from Appalachian Spring, Coates's Noonday Song from…
Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus
Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
European Union Chamber Orchestra
Eve Stegeman directs the orchestra, with violinist Jennifer Pike and violist Timothy Ridout, for Mozart's Serenade In D and Sinfonia Concertante In E Flat For Violin And Viola and Tchaikovsky's Serenade For Strings.
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?
Henley Symphony Orchestra
Ian Brown conducts the orchestra, with pianist Stephen Hough, for Beethoven's Overture from Prometheus and Piano Concerto No 4 and Holst's The Planets.
Commercial rockabilly songstress from Dublin.
Tricks and illusions from the Britain's Got Talent runner-up.
Jon Richardson: Old Man
Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.
Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.
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.
Tribute to the rock stylings of Freddie Mercury and co.
Legally Blonde The Musical: Reading Operatic Society
The ensemble stages the musical version of the hit comedy film about a girl who enrols at Harvard Law School to prove to her boyfriend that she isn't stupid.
Wed 19 Apr
Thu 20 Apr
Fri 21 Apr
Sat 22 Apr
£22 (£20) / 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.
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'.
Mr Bloom's Nursery LIVE
CBeebies Ben Faulks will be joined by all his gardening friends including Margaret, Joan, Colin, Raymond and Sebastian, the lovable Wee MacGregors, and The Compostarium for an interactive stage show with familiar songs and strong educational values.
Fri 7 Apr
Naomi's Wild And Scary
The children's TV presenter recalls some of her most exciting wildlife experiences from the far flung corners of the world and introduces the audience to some of the most fierce and frightening animals she met along the way, joined on stage by Animal Mark.
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.
Pasha: Let's Dance The Night Away
The Strictly Come Dancing star and his fantastic dancers are back again touring the UK with their completely brand new show. Expect favourite dances, stunning costumes, great music, chat and fun for all the family.
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.
Russell Brand: Re:Birth
The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.
Sean Lock: Keep it Light
The team captain of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats presents his latest live show.
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…
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'.
The Wizard Of Oz
A spectacular Easter pantomime version of the classic story, starring Bobby Davro as Scarecrow and Ashleigh & Pudsey as Dorothy and Toto.