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Jelly preview: Gaslight, Progress Theatre

Jelly preview: Gaslight, Progress Theatre   The latest production at Progress Theatre is the 1938 play Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton. Hamilton is probably more famous for writing Rope – the play that the Hitchcock film is based on – and Gaslight has a similarly intimate setting.   The action takes place in the living room […]

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Darwin and FitzRoy ‘Beards and Beagles’

Darwin and FitzRoy ‘Beards and Beagles’ A review by Lily Brown As part of the Festival of Weather, Arts and Music (WAM) Progress Theatre, Reading’s oldest producing theatre, is presenting Juliet Aykroyd’s play, Darwin and FitzRoy. The play is centred on the relationship between Charles Darwin and Robert FitzRoy and the ideas they shared and […]

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This week at jelly and other good things to see and do

Tonight, Monday 17 March, Yoga at jelly, jelly 2, 7-8.30pm The 90 mins class will be open to all levels and will explore dynamic postures, use of breath and deep relaxation. Hannah combines her training in classical Hatha yoga with her constant study of different yoga styles to create a class which strengthens the body, […]

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jelly suggests: Bold Girls

“Bold Girls” comes to Progress Theatre Acclaimed story of Northern Ireland’s Troubles to appear at Reading theatre Progress Theatre is pleased to announce Bold Girls by Rona Munro as the first production of its Spring/Summer season, continuing its tradition of presenting challenging, contemporary works to the theatre-goers of Reading. Set in Belfast in 1989, Bold […]

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What’s happening this week at jelly

It’s been almost two weeks since we found the time to update on what has been going on and what is coming up next. Much has happened, a lovely drypoint workshop at Rebecca Swainston’s studio, an all day life drawing class, Alexandra Vintage’s first birthday, more outreach workshops for Wish You Were Here  and plenty […]

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