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Introducing: Write@WT

WT are thrilled to announce the launch of our dedicated group for writing for performance led by Hedda Bird, whose recent writing credits include a celebrated new adaptation of Nicholas Nickleby produced at Oxford Playhouse. The group will be open to all those who are interested in writing for theatre, and will meet in-between productions at WT. Write@WT will give those involved a chance to share work and develop ideas, with an aim to produce regular rehearsed readings. The first meeting will be on Wednesday 18th May at Wokingham Theatre from 7:45pm. If you’re interested in coming or wo

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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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Our 2022/2023 Season

We’re thrilled to announce details of our upcoming 2022/2023 Season, coinciding with WT’s 75th Anniversary! Incoming Artistic Director Alan Long writes: Pulling together a season is always a challenge and a great pleasure, and my thanks go to my script-reading team Janice Everett, Jerry Radburn, Dave Wood, and Clare Bray, for their continued support over the past few months. My aim for this season has been to put together a collection of shows that focusses on encouraging audiences back into the theatre as we continue our post-COVID recovery. As such, I believe we’ve put toge

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Cast Announcement: The Father

From the Director, David Stacey: We had a great turn-out for the auditions. Thanks to all those who attended. We are very excited to welcome three brand-new members to the Theatre! Andre – Clive ChaferAnne – Jess HadleighWoman – Nadia StrilciwPierre – Nick PriestMan – Antal NagyLaura – Francesca Galla-Taylor Tickets for The Father are now on sale – performances run Thursday 28 April – Saturday 7 May 2022.

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Cast Announcement: Hobson’s Choice

Thank you to everybody who auditioned for Hobson’s Choice. We are pleased to announce our cast: Henry Hobson – Julian HirstJim Heeler – David RileyTubby Wadlow – Neil HodgsonMrs Hepworth – Lydia MasseyDr MacPherson – Mike PatersonAda Figgins – Jo ColeMaggie Hobson – Charlotte DruryAlice Hobson – Gemma BurgessVickey Hobson – Chloe CollinsWill Mossop – Chris WestgateAlbert Prosser – Dave WoodFreddy Beenstock – Nathan Galpin Tickets are now on sale, with performances from Wednesday 16 March – Saturday 26 March 2022.

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Cast Announcement: Abigail’s Party

From the Director, Liz George: Thank you to everyone who came forward to audition, the standard was really high! I’m delighted to introduce our full cast for Abigail’s Party below: Beverly – Danielle MattyLaurence – Matthew LuggAngela – Rosie LennoxTony – Nicholas PriestSusan – Sarah Jane Nye Rehearsals are now underway and we’re looking forward to performing this September! Tickets for Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party are now on general sale. Tickets are available here.

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Our 2021/2022 Season

We’re thrilled to introduce you to our 2021/2022 season! After a tricky 18 months, the whole team at WT are incredibly excited at the prospect of reopening, first for a season extra in July, September in the Rain, and then a full season beginning in September 2021. Artistic Director, David Stacey, writes: Understandably, the recent seasons have been really difficult to plan and deliver. This coming season will be my third attempt! Licence limitations and the pandemic have made planning a tough experience for all involved, so I want to thank the Board for their support and everyone for t

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Cast Announcement: September in the Rain

From the Director, Alan Long: Auditions for September in the Rain have taken place on Zoom, and the play has been cast. I would like to thank all those who auditioned, a relatively small number, but high in quality. I could have cast everyone who auditioned, but in the end, I have gone with the following actors: Liz – Emma MerchantJack – Steve Hall Rehearsals are now underway online and we’re looking forward to staging the play at WT in the summer. Tickets for John Godber’s September in the Rain are going on sale in June, as soon as WT has a clearer picture of government

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Update for Season Ticket Holders

We’re currently in the process of contacting our season ticket holders regarding WT’s upcoming production of September in the Rain, and the start of our 2021/2 season with Abigail’s Party and the rescheduled Anne Boleyn. Those season ticket holders with credit from the cancelled shows in our 2019/20 season will be able to redeem this credit against September in the Rain, or against their 2021/2022 season ticket purchase. For all season ticket holders, please be aware that we’re leaving the renewals & processing of season tickets slightly later this year to ensure t

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Welcome to the new WT website!

Whilst the COVID pandemic may have shut our doors for the past year, the WT team have been working extremely hard on projects that we’d normally not get to undertake during our busy seasons. Our building itself has been going through some major changes which we’re looking forward to sharing more with you soon, but for now, we’d like to welcome you to our new website! The website project has actually also been undertaken alongside our new box office system project, delivering a brand new way to interact with us online, book your tickets, and find everything you might need to

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