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Disco Pigs

Born seconds apart, Darren and Sinead, aka Pig and Runt, live in a fantasy world all of their own in Cork City. Trash TV, Disco beats and a load of cheap booze have fuelled this obsessive friendship. But as they go for their 17th birthday binge, reality violently collides with their fantasy and their world begins to crumble.

Disco Pigs is a furious, funny and violent dash through a lifelong friendship at the moment of its savage destruction.

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Ben-Hur

Ben Hur is the epic story of the life and times of Judah Ben-Hur, whose extraordinary journey takes him from wealthy merchant to galley slave to champion charioteer and witness at the Crucifixion.

Originally published as a novel in 1880 by American General and author, Lew Wallace, it was William Wyler’s 1959 film, which starred Charlton Heston in the title role, and won 11 Academy Awards.

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German Skerries

A friendship, a marriage, a holiday, a death – German Skerries fills the stage with the meetings and departures that make us human.

It’s 1977, and Martin, Jack, Michael and Carol are staring out into the future. Around a popular birdwatching spot overlooking the mouth of the Tees, their lives intertwine to create an uplifting portrait of human hope and vulnerability.

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A Little History of the World

This world premiere adaptation based on the international bestseller takes us on a light-hearted, whistle-stop tour through the centuries from the big bang to the present day.

Meet colourful, historical figures, take to the great battlefields, marvel at fabulous works of art and ground-breaking scientific discoveries. Join us on a fun-filled trip through time and discover the extraordinary achievements of mankind and its frailties.

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

Reading Rep present a magical adaptation of Clement Clarke Moore’s festive poem. Bring your letters to Santa and join us at the North Pole. Meet the ‘Santa Scientist’ and discover her story about the night she met a certain twinkly eyed, round-bellied chap.

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Waiting for Godot

Hailed as one of the most significant works of drama of the 20th century, this thrilling play is arriving at Reading Rep in a brand new production, directed by Reading Rep’s founding Artistic Director Paul Stacey, who returns to the director’s chair following the success of Proof.

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