Reading Open Air


There is no Open Air production in 2020
We hope to see you again in
Reading Abbey Ruins in July 2021
for Romeo and Juliet


Our Open Air production for 2019 was
King Lear
10-20 July

KING LEAR is this summer’s much-awaited outdoor play in Reading Abbey Ruins. For further information (including how to be informed when tickets are available), visit:

Progress Theatre are this year presenting William Shakespeare's King Lear in the historic setting of Reading Abbey Ruins. We have been presenting open air theatre in Reading since 1994, and we were proud to announce our return to the Abbey Ruins in 2018 after an interval of ten years. 
For more about the play, see King Lear.

For directions, map, what to bring, and more details about times, see the Planning your visit page.


*Concessions for over-60s, JSA claimants, students, registered disabled
Accompanied children under 5 are free


Reading Abbey Ruins