What’s On

Forthcoming Productions and Events at The Whitty Theatre

 

 

FILM SCREENING:

IN CIRCLES

Thu 25 May at 7.30pm

CULTURAL MONTH EVENT

Wokingham Film Society

We are delighted to showcase local talent, with this film made by a  local film producer and not yet released in UK – includes Q&A with writer/directors Ian Manson and Jonnie Hurn.

The clandestine world of crop circles is threatened when an ambitious TV journalist plans to expose the truth drawing her into the enigma of lights, Celtic mythology and UFOs to discover both the beauty and danger in the mystery she seeks.

Tickets £6.50 (£4 members)      



THE RISING

Fri 26 May at 7.30pm

CULTURAL MONTH EVENT

Heather Walrond Company

The Rising is inspired by Fijan dance forms and culture. The highly charged show explores what it means to feel alive and empowered, drawing from ideas of vulnerability, surrender, and our embodied sense of community.

The performance has live music originally composed and played by multi-award-winning musicians Will McNicol and Luke Selby.

Tickets £5                   




WOKINGHAM MUSIC CLUB: SMALL FAKERS & THE FACES EXPERIENCE

Fri 2 June at 8.00pm

Wokingham Music Club

Formed in 2007, the Small Fakers are the UK’s only tribute to the sensational Small Faces.

Hits galore at every show including All Or Nothing, Itchycoo Park, Lazy Sunday and many more mixed in with B-sides and rare gems from the Small Faces’ back catalogue. A visual and musical feast for all Small Faces fans.

Tickets £15                   




NATIONAL THEATRE SCREENING: THE AUDIENCE

Thu 15 June at 7.30pm

Wokingham Film Society

Winner of three Tony Awards® and two Olivier Awards, NT Live’s smash-hit broadcast of the original West End production of The Audience – featuring Helen Mirren’s multi-award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II – returns to cinemas in celebration of the monarch’s 90th birthday.

Written by Peter Morgan (The Queen) and directed by two-time Tony Award® winner and Academy Award®-nominated director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours), these special encore screenings include an exclusive Q&A with Helen Mirren and director Stephen Daldry.

 

Tickets £6.50 (£4 members)      




PLATFORM YP SUMMER SHOW 2017

Sat 1 July at 2.30pm & 6.30pm, Sun 2 July at 12.30pm

Platform Young Professionals

Platform’s senior students perform in their end of year showcase inspired by The Addams Family.

Tickets £6.50                   



BUGSY MALONE

Wed 5 July & Thu 6 July at 7.30pm

Luckley House School

Luckley House School’s flagship Musical Theatre Project performance for Year 8 & 9

Tickets available soon



WOKINGHAM MUSIC CLUB: MICK WILSON (THE VOICE OF 10CC)

Fri 7 July at 8.00pm

Wokingham Music Club

10CC’s latest incarnation has Mick as its lead vocalist and guitarist. This came about over 10 years ago when he joined Graham Gouldman on stage at The Café Royal. The two clicked and the rest is history.

Tickets £15            




EXPRESS YOURSELF

Sun 9 July at 3.00pm & 6.00pm

Urban Stylez

Urban Stylez the street dance company proudly presents Express Yourself as their 4th annual summer showcase. Come and support your local dance company and their dancers showcasing their talents.

Tickets £7                     




TUNDE JEGEDE ‘TESTIMONY: 21 CONCERTS IN 21 CITIES’

Mon 10 July at 7.00pm

21st Century Renaissance Man Who Bridges African & European Musical Traditions 

Tunde Jegede is a 21st century Renaissance man who bridges African and European musical traditions. He is an internationally renowned kora player, cellist and composer, whose soul-stirring music blends the ebb and flow of traditional kora-playing with his own dynamic contemporary compositions.

In this unique solo concert listeners are taken on a journey to the heart of Malian griot culture bringing Tunde’s sound worlds and rich musical legacies to life. With re-imagined cinematic imagery of ancient Africa, it is a meditative musical experience that touches on the very essence of our being. Tunde Jegede’s music is at once an intimate and personal reflection – a cultural expression that transcends boundaries.

 

Tickets £12 (£10 conc)        



FLIM SCREENING: LION

Thu 13 July at 7.30pm

Wokingham Film Society

Certificate PG

Moving drama starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara. Multi-Oscar nominee.

A five-year-old Indian boy finds himself lost in Kolkata, thousands of miles from home. After being sent to Australia for adoption, he returns to India as a young adult in order to find his real mother and brother.

Tickets £6.50 (£4 members)      



 

 

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