Our Open Air production for 2019 is
10-20 July 2019 in the historic setting of Reading Abbey Ruins

Reading Abbey Ruins


Planning your visit

Open Air History

If you would like to be kept informed once tickets become available, please click here.


Subject to contract agreement

Progress Theatre are 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.
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.

Tickets* will be on sale from late May 2019. Booking charges apply.

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