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Stand-Up Comedian, Vibe-Magnet and "London's Saddest DJ" John Robins works through new material leading up to his 8th Edinburgh festival show (work in progress). Double-billed with Ivo Graham, the youngest ever winner of the prestigious “So You Think You’re Funny” award at the Edinburgh Fringe. (more info)
The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in a brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show. (more info)
Monthly science and engineering evening talks in our Coffee Shop, free entry! This month's topic will be geology themed: Wantage -The Last 600 Million Years. More info coming soon.
This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award-winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award-winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse). (more info)
Winner of 2010’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for Best Album, this young Irish singer from Dungiven, County Derry, sings with clarity, beauty and style. If you don’t know her voice, you’re in for a treat. If you are already amongst her legions of admirers around the world, you know you have something special in store. More info >
One of the UK’s foremost and respected stand-up comedians, winner of the prestigious Perrier Award, selling out numerous tours of the UK and Ireland, and established on much-loved Radio 4 programmes: The News Quiz, I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue and Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation. More info >
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Fresh from London’s West End, this his sparkling musical comedy adventure stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's much loved classic poem, featuring life-like puppets, fantastical characters, and lashings of daft humour. More info >
Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between! Expect the unexpected, believe the unbelievable, but do not dare miss the unmissable Morgan & West! More info >
After last year's sell-out pantomime, Talegate Theatre return with this fun-filled extravaganza guaranteed to delight the whole family. So turn again ‘Dick Whittington’, three times Lord Mayor of London! More info >