Woodley Theatre, The Oakwood Centre
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***A North Reading Suzuki Group performance*** All violin performers are students of Helen Hines, who directs the North Reading Suzuki Group (NRSG) and maintains her thriving teaching studio "violin with Helen" in Reading. The performing students are aged between 4-15, and are also members of the National Children's…
Cats Protection - Fabulous Feline Fiddlers!
Join violinists aged 4-14 for a magical narrated ‘cats-eye’ journey around the UK. Adventure with witches, castles, chimney tops and more, all to the backdrop of music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and Brahms, as well as contemporary favourites by the Beetles, Disney and Irish fiddle tunes. Our violinists tell their ‘tail…
The Chalk Garden
Considering it belongs to the watershed era of ‘Look Back in Anger’, the critic Kenneth Tynan wrote of this piece ‘On Wednesday night the West End theatre justified its existence. The play was a triumph!’
Groping For Words
A warm compassionate comedy by Sue Townsend, directed by Rowena Sterry. Set in a class for illiterate adults, this play might seem irrelevant in the 21st century but not so; the latest statistics show that 16% of Britons are ‘functionally illiterate’. Joyce is a well-meaning woman who just wants to teach adults to…
Sat 13 May
Lucky Sods - A dark comedy by John Godber. directed by Philippe Duquenoy Premiered by the Hull Truck Company, this thought-provoking comedy enjoyed a run at the Hampstead Theatre and has been regularly reprised ever since. Jean and Morris Sod are the lucky sods of the title – against a context of family loss they’ve…
The Memory Of Water
A comedy of reminiscence by Shelagh Stephenson, directed by Carla Bellis This was Stephenson's first play which opened at the Hampstead Theatre, London and was awarded the prestigious Olivier Award for Best Comedy. Filmed as ‘Before You Go’ with Julie Walters.
The study of a dysfunctional family struggling towards redemption, by Polly Stenham. Directed by John Goodman Winner of the Evening Standard's Charles Wintour Award, the Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright and the Theatrical Management Association Award for Best New Play.