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.
The soul, blues and pop singer-songwriter performs in support of her album Other.
The much loved Yazoo chanteuse with the big smokey voice tours her latest album the minutes.
The All Star Stand Up Tour
Featuring Jarred Christmas, Gary Delaney, Sean Hughes and Pete Firman.
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.
Bye Bye Baby: A Celebration Of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons
Jamie Ledwith scales the falsetto heights of Frankie Valli, along with snappy choreography and a vast catalogue of hits making for a memorable and unforgettable night of nostalgia.
Thu 6 Apr
£21.50 (£19.50) / 0118 960 6060
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.
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.
Ellen Kent: Aida
With a high quality set and full orchestra, this Aida is an accessible and highly entertaining production of Verdi's masterpiece. International French soprano Olga Perrier stars as the enslaved Ethiopian princess with mezzo Liza Kadelnik, from the Romanian National Opera, as Amneris. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
Elvis: The Tribute Show: Elvis Presley Tribute
Paul Rouse performs a selection of the hits originally performed by the King Of Rock'n'Roll.
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?
Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option
New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.
Sat 10 Jun
Commercial rockabilly songstress from Dublin.
Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.
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.
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
Mr Bloom's Nursery LIVE
Much-loved 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
Children's TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson will let you in on the secrets of her wild adventures to the corners of the earth where she has travelled in search of fierce, frightening and furry animals. Joined on stage by Animal Mark, the pair will offer an exciting discussion on the global population of animals, and who to…
Northern Ballet: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The company performs this child-friendly ballet, based on the fairy tale, that is an opportunity to introduce young children to the live ballet, music and theatre.
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.
Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire.
Richard Herring: The Best
A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra With Martin Roscoe
Christian Kluxen conducts Rossini's Overture: William Tell, Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No 1 In G Minor, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6 In B Minor, 'Pathetique', with pianist Martin Roscoe.
Russell Brand: Re:Birth
The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.
The Sainsbury Singers Present The Wizard Of Oz
The 1939 film is adapted into a musical with a steampunk twist by the amateur performers.
Wed 17 May
Thu 18 May
Fri 19 May
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…
Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook
Katie Markham delivers this celebration of one of our generation's finest singer-songwriters with performances of songs from the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25.
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.
Thank You For The Music
Double the tribute trouble with a night of ABBA and Bee Gees covers.
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood, based on the book by Judith Kerr about the tea-sipping tiger who appears at Sophie and her Mummy's door unexpectedly one evening. Expect chaos, sing-a-long songs and magic in this stunning stage adaptation.
Tue 25 Apr
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.