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The Prince and the Pauper
The Watermill Theatre, Bagnor, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 8AE
14th Nov 2019 to 4th Jan 2020
To book, please call the box office on 01635 46044
The Prince is bored of royal life, of endless parties and rules and grown-ups. In the bustling streets of London, a young girl who loves to play music and dance dreams of escaping her humble life to perform for the finest people in the city.
Saturday 7 December at 2.30pm
Tickets £20 and £18
Sign performance by Ana Becker and Fliss Becker
Saturday 14 December at 2.30pm. Tickets £25.
Wednesday 11 December at 2.30pm. Tickets £21.
Audio Described Performance
Described by Lixi Chivas
Saturday 21 December at 2.30pm, Touch Tour at 1pm. Tickets £25.
From the book by Raymond Briggs
Adapted by Pins and Needles Productions
Tues 26 Nov – Sun 29 Dec / Times Vary
£13.50 (£11.50 under 16s), Family and Friends Ticket(4 people) £46
Relaxed Performances - performances on Sat 30 Nov at 11am and Sat 28 Dec at 11am are Relaxed - ideal for children with SEND. Everyone is welcome to join us for this friendly format. The house lights are kept on and audience members can come and go as they please.
Ever wondered what it would be like to sit on a polar bear's lap? Or ride on its back? Have you ever tried to give a polar bear a bath, or clear up its poo?
One night when she's fast asleep, Tilly is visited by an enormous bear. It has a big black tongue and a yawn as big as your head. But Tilly's not scared.
The story of a little girl who befriends a mischievous polar bear, this playful, funny and heart-warming tale is one of imagination and growing up.
Featuring inventive design, original music, and magical puppetry.
Theatre Royal Windsor, Thames Street, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1PS
20th Nov 2019 to 5th Jan 2020
Box Office 01753 853 888
Traditional pantomime comedy capers, with a sprinkle of magic and dazzling dancers and colourful costumes. A treasure of a show you won't want to miss! Starring Anita Harris, Kevin Cruise, Basil Brush and Steven Blakely.
The Corn Exchange, Market Place, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5BD
29th Nov 2019 to 4th Jan 2020
This spell-binding production is full of songs to sing along to and stunning dance routines, plus plenty of magic and sparkle.
Box Office 0845 5218 218 Relaxed Performances
Hansel & Gretel (Monday 9 December – Tuesday 31 December) South Street Arts Centrehttps://whatsonreading.com/venues/south-street/whats-on/hansel-and-gretel
Relaxed Performance Friday 20 December, 2.30pm
RBL Theatre Co. & South Street Arts Centre present HANSEL & GRETEL
Hansel and Gretel were born holding hands, nothing can keep them apart. Until one day they are cast out into the forbidden woods with no way home. Will they ever find one another again? Can they survive the dark, twisting festival of the forest? And what is that powerful smell of candy floss that keeps catching on the wind?
Multi-award winning, Guardian Top 20, local theatre company RBL return to South Street with the same team who created the hugely successful 2018 adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
Advisory age: 8+
Box Office 0118 960 6060 or www.whatsonreading.com
South Street: 0118 937 3200
The Hexagon, Queens Walk, Reading, RG1 7UA
7th Dec 2019 to 5th Jan 2020 Box Office on 0118 960 6060
Relaxed Performances on
Friday 13 Dec, 10.30am & Friday 3 Jan, 2pm.
BSL - Signed Performances on
Friday 27 December, 1pm & Saturday 28 December, 5pm.
CBeebies Super-Star Justin Fletcher will be returning once again for this year's sumptuous show.
Desborough Theatre, Maidenhead Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead SL6 1RF
11th Dec 2019 to 15th Dec 2019
Popular panto tale of Dick Whittington and his cat. The REAL Maidenhead Panto.
Website No specific relaxed performances. Wheelchair assistance available & parking
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Curve, 10 Wellington Street, Slough SL1
13th Dec 2019 to 23rd Dec 2019
Returning to The Curve, Slough, HA Events are proud to present The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Join Dorothy and her friends across the rainbow, as they battle the wicked witch of the west!
RELAXED PERFORMANCE – Sunday 15th Dec at 4:30pm
Website Booking agent 0333 666 3366
Magical Christmas in Reading
Magical Christmas in Reading is a series of events that truly make the Christmas feel special. From pop-up surprises all over town to firm favourites in the town's Christmas calendar, December will be magical again.