April 2023

Our 2023/4 Season

We’re thrilled to announce details of Wokingham Theatre’s upcoming 2023/2024 Season. Returning Artistic Director Alan Long writes: It’s a great challenge and honour to put together a season at Wokingham Theatre, and this season is no exception! I’m incredibly proud of the season ahead, representing a mix that I hope will appeal to audiences old and new. My thanks go to my diligent team of script readers who have assisted over the past few months: Steve Hall, Sophie Vallely, Gemma Burgess, Kim Sanderson, and Thomas Atkinson-Joy, along with WT’s company secretary,

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WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. We’re giving you a sneak preview of the first of the new season’s shows, which will be holding some auditions before our 2023-24 season is announced on Friday 21st April. Peter Quilter’s Curtain Up! will be our September show, directed by Sophie Pierce. Imagine a group of people, all absolutely dedicated to ensuring the success of a local theatre incredibly close

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Cast Announcement: Shakespeare in Love

We’re delighted to announce the cast for our epic summer production of Shakespeare in Love. Thank you to all those who joined us for the readthrough and auditions, and congratulations to the cast! Will ShakespeareChris WestgateViola De LessepsElysia CarrollHensloweJulian HirstWessexDave WoodNurseLisa RenalsFennymanAlan LongNed AlleynSteve HallRalphAlex DaykinKit MarloweChris HillebrandtBurbageJeremy RadburnWebsterBecca TizzardSamOli LeesTilneyMartin KemptonQueen ElizabethMel HampshirePeter / ValentineAlexander WhennellNolBailey HainesWabashNeil HodgsonSir Robert De LessepsMike WattBoatma

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Cast Announcement: Ding Dong

We’re delighted to announce the cast for our June show, the hilarious farce Ding Dong by Marc Camoletti. Bernard MarcellinLloyd WhiteRobert RegnierStu HayllorMarie-LouiseBecky RobertsJacqueline MarcellinEmma CarverBarbaraCharlotte DruryJuliette RegnierHeather MacEachern The creative team is as follows. DirectorFiona RogersProduction ManagersSteve JoyHayley CrouchStage ManagerRachel PearsonSet DesignFiona RogersCostume leadMary RutterfordPropsMaria ThorpeLighting Design And OperationNeil GoodhandBecca TizzardSound DesignLiz SuttonSound OperationLiz SuttonSteve JoyRehearsal ContinuitySteve

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