April 2022

Remembering Richard Coleman

A few weeks ago, WT lost one of its most active, talented, and well-respected members, Richard Coleman. Any of our patrons that have seen a show at WT over the last 10-20 years will have seen his work on stage, with his talents as a scenic painter most often being deployed to design and paint all the floors of our sets. He also regularly helped design and coordinate sets, with recent highlights including the intricate and celebrated set for Hobson’s Choice and earlier in the season, The Government Inspector. Richard’s passing will have such an impact on the whole WT team, but none more so than

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Assistant Director Heather Maceachern introduces ‘The Father’

Having worked with Wokingham Theatre’s current Artistic Director David Stacey and Claire Lawrence on A Christmas Carol as Assistant Director in 2019, I jumped at the chance to work with David again to bring the tragi-comic mystery of The Father to life this spring. The Father, or Le Père, in the original French version, is one of a trilogy of plays created by the extraordinary mind of playwright Florian Zeller. You may well have seen the recent screen version starring two powerhouses of British acting talent, Olivia Coleman and Sir Anthony Hopkins. Sir Anthony went on to win a highly des

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