Woodley Theatre, The Oakwood Centre

Woodley Theatre, The Oakwood Centre
Headley Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG5 4JZ

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Be My Baby - A Powerful And Moving Play By Amanda Whittington

The sixties are so much associated with sexual freedom, it’s easy to forget the unmarried mothers whose babies were born in Church-sponsored homes and taken from them for adoption. It’s 1964, and Mary is young, single and pregnant when she is bundled off to St. Saviours by her mother to have her baby in secretly to…

…and 2 more dates until 1 Oct

Entertaining Angels By Richard Everett

The London Evening Standard reviewed the play as a “very English comedy with some real emotion.. scratch the surface and you’ll find interesting undercurrents rippling the water.. Adultery, miscarriage, divorce and deception interestingly handled all, are just some of the problems that writer Richard Everett beds down…

…and 2 more dates until 20 Feb

Quartet - A Play By Ronald Harwood

Opened in the West End in 1999 with Donald Sinden, filmed in 2012 with Maggie Smith and Billy Connolly also (surprisingly) a massive hit in Finland as ‘Kvartetti’ Set in a retirement home for musicians, Quartet is a bittersweet mellow study of age, friendship, and reconciliation. Three elderly former opera-singers, who…

…and 2 more dates until 26 Nov

Raving - A Modern Comedy By Simon Paisley Day

This is a breath of fresh air, a witty, cruel, light-hearted comedy of modern manners, fresh, withering, edgy and honkingly funny Briony and Keith are not finding parenthood easy so their friends, Ross and Rosy arrange a weekend away with adult company, good food and drink,– and no children. But inviting the…

…and 2 more dates until 23 Apr

Rough Crossing - A 1930’S Shipboard Comedy By Ferenc Molnar, Adapted By Tom Stoppard

Whitehall farce meets ‘Flying Down to Rio’ by way of Cole Porter’s Anything Goes’ in this stylish European ‘30s comedy Set on board an ocean liner, ‘Rough Crossing’ follows two playwrights trying to get a show together during the crossing, and their frantic attempts to preserve (with the assistance of an unorthodox and…

…and 2 more dates until 18 Jun

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