6pm Story

Join us at 6pm each day for a story, excerpt or poem chosen by you! Running from
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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.

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