CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Other spaces: Weston Theatre, River Theatre, John Lyon Room, The Foyer, Foyle Studio
2008 is the National Year of Reading, with October dedicated to spoken word. The Storytelling Season celebrates the fairytale for the young and old with three weeks of fabulous stories, told by some of the UK’s most accomplished raconteurs. Returning to the Unicorn for the third time, the festival has been a big hit with our audiences. We are glad to welcome back Daniel Morden, who'll be telling his Dark Tales From the Woods (21 - 26 Oct), and Sally Pomme Clayton with her story of The Golden Castle That Hung in the Air (4 - 9 Nov). This year, you can also hear stories exploring the old tradition of the Day of the Dead (28 Oct - 2 Nov), told by Ben Haggarty and Tuup.