6pm Story

Join us at 6pm each day for a story, excerpt or poem chosen by you! Running from
Happening today at 6pm
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Familiar faces from Storyhouse, including actors, librarians and team members will read stories and parts of stories chosen by you! Fill out the form below or find us at @StoryhouseLive on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to request a story, poem or reading.

Storyhouse actor Babs Hockaday (The Beggar’s Opera, Alice in Wonderland) reads Scars by R.M Drake.


Claire Redcliffe reads Hope Is The Thing With Feathers by Emily Dickinson.

Leigh Quinn, from The Crucible and A Little Night Music, reads Reading To You by Hollie McNish.

Baker Mukasa from The Beggar’s Opera, reads The Lightbulb by Rupi Kaur

John Young, director of The Jungle Book, reads Lockdown by Brother Richard Hendrick

Danielle Bird, Puck from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, reads Puck’s Epilogue.

Storyhouse Stage Manager Suzie Foster reads May You Be Brave by J.E Cano.

Mitesh Soni, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre and Storyhouse actor, reads Colour Blind by Lemn Sissay.

Victoria Brazier reads from The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway.

Request a story/poem/reading for a 6pm story.

Upcoming events

Saturday 4 July 6pm Online
Sunday 5 July 6pm Online
Monday 6 July 6pm Online
Tuesday 7 July 6pm Online
Wednesday 8 July 6pm Online
Thursday 9 July 6pm Online
Friday 10 July 6pm Online
Saturday 11 July 6pm Online
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Cinema Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Today 6.30pm; Tomorrow 2pm; Mon 5pm + more times
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Cinema The Greatest Showman (PG)
Tomorrow 6.30pm + more times
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1 hr 42 | Back by popular demand, Hugh Jackman stars in the hit musical celebrates the life of P. T. Barnum.

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Cinema A Star is Born (15)
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Cinema 1917 (15)
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Cinema Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (PG)
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2 hr 2 | Celebrating it’s 40th Anniversary in 2020 – a rare chance to see this most loved of the Star Wars franchise back on the big screen.

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Today 7.45pm; Tomorrow 4.30pm; Mon 7.45pm; Tue 4.30pm; Wed 7.45pm; Thu 4.30pm

1 hr 46 | AD | Based on the true story of the 1970 Miss World Competition.

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Cinema Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (18)
Tue 7pm; Thu 7pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

2 hr 52 | Tarantino’s latest visits Hollywood 1969, where everything is changing. An all-star cast, including Leonardo DiCapril, Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt.

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