Theatre highlights at Reading Fringe Festival 2019

We’ll be making a scene – lots of them in fact – with the best in theatre from across the UK, Europe & Reading itself

Intimate, unique, funny, informative…from a solo show featuring one Norwegian and over 20 characters to 30 plays in one hour from Blue Goat Theatre, don’t miss top quality drama at next month’s Fringe Festival, with venues including Pentahotel, After Dark, the Rising Star, Purple Turtle & Reading Minster.


With the transatlantic relationship back in the headlines again as Donald Trump visits Theresa May and the Queen, English Theatre Dusseldorf presents A Special Relationship. US stand-up and writer Andy Valvur (The Comedy Store, New York Times) and British actor-director Tony Dunham compare their two nations and ask, are they the twin sons of different mothers?

Theatrical highlights over the course of the Fringe (18-28 July) include: Reading Rdg! Outclass’ history of our town through songs, films, poems & more; Diagnosed, the rom-com that’s not particularly romantic or funny; Total Eclipse: In A Moment My Mum Is Going To Step Out Of The Moon; two-hander Educating GeorgiaAt The Border, a new short-form theatrical piece celebrating 25 years of Reading Refugee Support Group, part of Conversations With Refugees; and Working Birthday’s latest show Clown Sex