6pm Story

Join us at 6pm each day for a story, excerpt or poem chosen by you! Running from
Last event: Saturday 11 July 2020 at 6pm

Members get 10% off tickets at Storyhouse. Moonlight Flicks and Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. £4 month, no commitment, priority booking, no fees, instant access, two tickets per member.

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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.

Cinema Kings of The Road (18)

2 hr 55 | A film about friendship between Bruno, who repairs film projectors and travels along the inner-German border in his truck, and the psychologist Robert, who is fleeing from his own past.

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Cinema The American Friend (12A)

2 hr 6 | Jonathan Zimmermann believes that he will soon die of leukemia. The unscrupulous American Tom Ripley, learns of this and exploits Zimmermann’s illness for his own purposes.

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Cinema Wings of Desire (12A)

2 hr 8 | Guardian angels listen to mortals and attempt to comfort them but one of them wishes to become human after he falls in love with the beautiful trapeze artist.

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Cinema Paris, Texas (12A)

2 hr 28 | The story of Travis, a man who wanders out of Mexico and into Texas one day, in the blazing heat of the “Big Bend”.

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Cinema ROH Live: Il Trovatore (TBC)

3 hrs 25 | A devastating curse rises from the ashes in Verdi’s monumental tale of superstition and rivalry.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Sleeping Beauty (TBC)

3 hr 25 | Magic and fairytale characters are brought to life through ballet in this well-known family favourite.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Marriage of Figaro (TBC)

4 hrs | Director David McVicar brings out the revolutionary elements in Mozart’s great comic opera of intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness.

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Cinema ROH Live: Cinderella (TBC)

3 hrs | A new production of the much-loved Royal Ballet fairytale classic.

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Cinema ROH Live: Turandot (TBC)

3 hr 20 | Puccini’s final opera is a glorious pageant of rich colour, dance and drama in Andrei Serban’s classic staging.

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Cinema ROH Live: Like Water For Chocolate (TBC)

3 hr 10 | Christopher Wheeldon’s new full-length ballet brings the magic realism of this famous modern Mexican novel to The Royal Ballet.

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