Woodley Theatre, The Oakwood Centre

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

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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!’

Tue 21 Nov 2017

Wed 22 Nov 2017

Thu 23 Nov 2017

…and 2 more dates until 25 Nov 2017

Dial M For Murder

Famously filmed by Alfred Hitchcock, this intense and darkly gripping thriller will keep you on the edge of your seats, and you’ll never want to answer the telephone again!

Tue 7 Feb 2017

Wed 8 Feb 2017

Thu 9 Feb 2017

…and 2 more dates until 11 Feb 2017


A title known the world over, Elf The Musical is a must-produce holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theatre. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway, The Wedding Singer), with a…

Thu 15 Dec

£11.75–£13.75 / 0118 969 0356

Fri 16 Dec

£11.75–£13.75 / 0118 969 0356

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’

Tue 4 Apr 2017

Wed 5 Apr 2017

Thu 6 Apr 2017

…and 2 more dates until 8 Apr 2017

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.

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Wed 27 Sep 2017

Thu 28 Sep 2017

…and 2 more dates until 30 Sep 2017

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


Showtune is a musical revue celebrating the words and music of Broadway composer Jerry Herman and featuring songs from eight of his musicals. Bringing a fresh perspective to award-winning classics, Showtune explores Herman's poetical lyrics outside of their original context and breathes new life into his…

Thu 27 Oct

£12.50–£15 / 0118 969 0356

Fri 28 Oct

£12.50–£15 / 0118 969 0356

Sat 29 Oct

£12.50–£15 / 0118 969 0356

That Face

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.

Tue 13 Jun 2017

Wed 14 Jun 2017

Thu 15 Jun 2017

…and 2 more dates until 17 Jun 2017

West End Hits

A great evenings entertainment of song and dance from West End Shows

Wed 7 Dec

Thu 8 Dec

…and 2 more dates until 10 Dec

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