South Street Arts Centre
- Box office 0118 960 6060
- General enquiries 0118 937 3456
- Website www.readingarts.com
South Street Arts Centre is home to the award-winning RedCape Theatre, as well as Unfinished Business and Reading Youth Theatre. Located in the heart of Reading, the arts centre presents a mixed bill of performing arts, including theatre, comedy, music and live literature, from professional and community companies.
There are 22 events at this location
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Angelos and Barry
Entirely improvised silliness from two of the world's deepest thinkers.
The story of Chris Doborwolski's Antarctic adventure.
Be Brave And Leave For The Unknown
A new show from the award-winning RedCape Theatre. The story follows a pianist and a photographer through a story of love, loss and courage.
Admired pop/blues songsmith – founder of cult band The Bible and frequent collaborator with Eddi Reader.
The Boy with Tape on his Face is TAPE FACE
It's comedy but without the chat. A chance to see the phenomenon of BWTOHF, in a show which is kinda cabaret, kinda theatre and kinda beautiful. Stand-up to make you spit out your drink then break your heart.
Wed 9 Nov
HEY COLOSSUS are indeed colossal in their age and scope of sound; ranging from doom to feral noise rock to dark psychedelia and even blasted-out MILES DAVIS over their 11 years of recorded output. their recent 'In Black and Gold' and 'Radio Static High' on the celebrated ROCKET RECORDINGS label has garnered considerable…
The Horne Section
The sextet fronted by the inimitable Alex Horne performs a medley of retro jazz-swing and big band music plus stand-up, performance and musical comedy.
James Acaster: Reset
Deadpan stand-up from the comically downbeat performer.
Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)
Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna, but you won't catch her falling down any stairs at the Brit Awards. Her new show is about being middle aged and whether you're better off accepting it or fighting to the death.
Fri 11 Nov
£19.50 / 0118 960 6060
Jonathan Pie: Live
The comic reveals the truth behind recent news events both home and abroad.
Kicking And Screaming
A baby is more than Natasha bargained for - and she's wondering whether her boyfriend Jay will ever grow up. Meanwhile a flood of plastic balls and toys is unleashed into the middle of Sam and Ronnie's marriage. Tangled Feet's drama is funny and real, with an ingenious live score played on children's musical instruments.
The award-winning theatre company Two Destination Language presents a play that celebrates 'everyday maleness'. Alister and Kat talk about men and power.
The distinctive blues guitarist from Portland, Oregon performs in support of her album Into The Light. With support from Laura Cannell.
Mark Thomas: Red Shed
Incisive humour and satire as Mark Thomas explores the arena where he began stand-up: a red wooden shed in Wakefield.
Neon Dance: Empathy
A dance and laser light show inspired by the work of psychologist Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, Zero Degrees of Empathy.
Nish Kumar: Long Word … Long Word … Blah Blah Blah … I'm so Clever
Quirky observations and intelligent storytelling from Kumar, who is kinda smart.
Fri 25 Nov
£16 (£14) / 0118 960 6060
O'Hooley & Tidow
The pairing of Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow who are based in Huddersfield, perform their self-penned melange of contemporary folk mixed in with a twist of punk and blues.
Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet
Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.
Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom
Theatre of Widdershins presents its retelling of the tale of the girl with a particularly bad hair day featuring an array of incredible puppets.
Tue 25 Oct
Sabbatage: Black Sabbath Tribute
The heavy metal pioneers from Birmingham have their material performed live.
Sounds Of Salvation
The Reading-based six-piece performs its Christian ska originals.
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