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Cast Announcement: Ladies in Lavender

Many thanks to everyone who came along to the auditions – the high level of talent made casting the show particularly tricky, but we’re delighted to announce the full cast below: Janet – Lydia MasseyUrsula – Victoria PatersonDorcas – Beckie MoirDr Mead – Lloyd WhiteAndrea – George HayterOlga – Clare Bray Tickets are now on sale for WT members, and go on general sale 1st December 2022. The show runs at WT from 19 – 28 January 2023, and is directed by Thomas Atkinson-Joy.

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Cast Announcement: Rules for Living

Many thanks to everyone who auditioned – we’re thrilled to announce the cast for our Christmas show as follows: Matthew – Mitch ThorpeCarrie – Sophie EarleSheena – Emma CarverAdam – Chris HillebrandtEdith – Rachel PearsonFrancis – Jerry RadburnEmma – Zoe Huppert Tickets are now on sale for WT members, and go on general sale 1st October 2022. The show runs at WT from 8 – 17 December 2022, and is directed by Alan Long.

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Cast Announcement: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Thanks to all who auditioned – the team for Les Liaisons Dangereuses is delighted to announce the cast list below: La Marquise de Merteuil – Caroline LoveysMme de Valonges – Sue BishCelice Valonges – Chloe CollinsLe Vicomte de Valmont – David WoodMme de Rosemonde – Louise PunterLa President de Tourvel – Sally RowlandsonEmilie – Gemma BurgessAzolan – Tom CobleyLe Chevalier Danceny – Clive ElkingtonMajor-Domo – Alan Long/Jerry Radburn

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Cast Announcement: A Bunch of Amateurs

The production team of A Bunch of Amateurs are delighted to announce their cast: Jefferson – Steve HallNigel – Alan LongDorothy – Emma MerchantDenis – Austin MarshallMary – Jacqueline Jourdan-SkinnerJessica – Clare BrayLauren – Gemma BurgessJournalist / Actor – Chris WestgateJournalist – Hayley CrouchJournalist – Nicky FryeJournalist – Kelly Vassey Tickets are now on sale here, with the show running 8 – 17 September.

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Season Tickets at WT

A number of our patrons are regular visitors to Wokingham Theatre, and enjoy the benefit of having a season ticket to our productions. Season tickets guarantee your chosen seat on your preferred night for each of our main season productions. Not only that, but for our 2022/23 season, season ticket holders will get their tickets at a discounted rate! For the same price as a west-end show, you get a ticket to all eight productions in our season, in the seats of your choosing, on the night that suits you best, all while supporting your local theatre. Of course, during the course of the year some

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WT is looking for a new Technical Director

After nine years in the role, Ben Kellett is stepping down as WT’s Technical Director. He has made a sizeable and much appreciated contribution to life at WT, and the board wish to express their thanks to him for his tireless work over that time. That means that we now have a vacancy for the role, and we are keen to find a willing volunteer to get involved with all things tech at WT. Ben is keen to stress that he is fully committed to helping whoever steps up to ‘bed in’ over the course of the next year. As for what’s involved, the Technical Director’s main responsibilities include

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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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