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Henley Youth Festival 2020 Henley Youth Festival returns to the Kenton again this March with a 2-day celebration of performing arts on the theme of Oceans. The performances showcasing the talent of the children of Henley forms part of the wider Henley Youth Festival.  Now in it’s 27th year, HYF aims to encourage, celebrate and […]

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Coming live to the theatre for the first time in over 60 years is The Navy Lark. Starring James Hurn known for portraying such iconic characters as Tony Hancock, Sid James and Kenneth Williams from his hit one man show Hancock and Co. Also starring Richard Usher and Mark Earby best known for The Goon […]

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Cyphers Theatre Company presents Great Expectations A dynamic adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ most celebrated novels.  When Pip, an orphaned blacksmith’s apprentice from the lonely Kent marshes, discovers he has an unnamed benefactor, his life is turned upside down. Thrust into the cut-throat world of Victorian London, Pip finds himself at the heart of […]

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The Man Who Left is Not the Man Who Came Home   a new play by Kevin Dyer   Presented by Farnham Maltings     ‘We started it – pancakes, breakfast the next morning, wedding, holidays, lie-ins on a Sunday, two beautiful girls – and when you get back, we’ll finish it. I love you.’ Alongside Chloe’s future […]

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Saturday, Sunday, Monday   Renowned Italian playwright Eduardo De Filippo’s classic comedy. It looks like a weekend like any other at the Priores’. On Saturday a tense Rosa is busy preparing her famous ragù sauce. Her husband Peppino scolds her for every minor thing and vents his frustration at anyone who comes within his reach. Marital misunderstandings, a lover’s quarrel, and conflict between the generations […]

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Celebrating the Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein and more…   with Mike Sterling and Toby Cruse   …in a charity performance dedicated to the upkeep and growth of the Kenton Theatre  Five genius composers and lyricists with collaborations that go back a century this year: Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Lorenz Hart and Sigmund […]

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Shiplake College proudly presents  LOSERVILLE Book, Music & Lyrics by Elliot Davis and James Bourne  Originally produced on the West End stage by T C Beech     It’s 1971. Michael Dork is 17. They call him and his friends nerds, geeks, slackers. Socially marginalised by the entire school and constantly picked on by Eddie, the […]

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Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park Arts Centre presents A World Premiere  Jane Eyre By Charlotte Brontë Adapted by Nick Lane   Director – Adrian McDougall Composer – George Jennings Musical Director – Ellie Verkerk Movement Director – Sammy Fonfe Designer – Victoria Spearing Costume Designer – Naomi Gibbs Lighting Designer – Alan […]

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PQA Academy presents A QUIRKY CHRISTMAS CAROL “It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when it’s mighty founder himself was a child”    Meet Charles Dickens (well that’s what he claims), as he with the help (or hindrance), of Cockney Jack tells the story of how Scrooge, a miserly […]

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Reserve a Kenton Friends Membership! The Kenton Theatre has four levels of Friends Memberships.  The £25 Bronze Friends membership is the only one that can be reserved here at present. Once paid for, we will contact you to arrange which level you require, and take additional payment as necessary. (please note: the performance time listed […]

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