Kenton Theatre

  • About
    Situated in the centre of Henley-on-Thames, the Kenton Theatre is the fourth-oldest working theatre in the UK and a registered charity. Seating 240, the theatre today offers a varied programme of comedy, drama, music, talks and more – as well as being available for hire.

    The theatre is home to annual performances from Henley Amateur Operatic and Drama Society (HAODS), Henley Children’s Theatre, Henley Drama Festival, Henley Literary Festival, Henley Players, Henley Youth Festival, Mike Hurst, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO), Woodley Light Operatic Society, amongst others. High-profile performers at the Kenton in recent years include Michael McIntyre, Georgie Fame, Haley Mills, Chris Barber, Dara O’Briain, Diana Rigg, Russell Brand, PP Arnold and Marti Webb.

    The theatre’s first production, the farce The School of Reform took place on November 7th 1805. Celebrated performers who have graced the Kenton stage over the last five decades include Celia Johnson, John Mortimer, Anthony Newley, Kate Winslet, Tom Baker, Joe Brown, Diana Dors, David Essex, Roy Hudd and Jeremy Irons.
  • Capacity
    240
  • Address
    New Street
    Henley-on-Thames
    Oxfordshire
    RG9 2BP
  • Booking Contact
    01491 575698
  • Website

Connected Mandy members:

Adam Hutton
Adam Hutton
Sound Designer
2018, Dick Whittington
Relighter/sound no 1
William Hazell
2018, Dick Whittington
Dame Cecily Sweetlove
Summer Keeling
Summer Keeling
Stage Manager
2018, Dick Whittington
Stage Manager
Darcey Hogan
Darcey Hogan
Child Actor
2018, Cinderella
Sharon
Chloe Taplin
Chloe Taplin
Actor
2018, Brief Candle
Catherine of Aragon/ Narrator
Chloe Weir
Chloe Weir
Child Actor
2017, Wizard of Oz
Coroner Munchkin
Ian McFarlane
Ian McFarlane
Artistic Director
2017, The Three Musketeers
Writer/Director
Leigh Rayner
Leigh Rayner
Actor
2017, The Pirate Adventure
Hardy Har Har the Pirate
Matt Ian Kelly
2017, Sleeping Beauty
Nurse Trott
Kieran Parrott
2017, Sleeping Beauty
Prince Felix
Eleanor Nicholson
Eleanor Nicholson
Child Actor
2017, Saving Mr. Banks
Ensemble
Robbie Smith
Robbie Smith
Actor
2017, Bromance
Dick
Jennamarie Smith
2017, A Chorus Line
Christine Ulrich
Nikkii Andrews
2016, The wizard of oz
Ensemble, apple tree and guard
Matt Jamie
Matt Jamie
Actor
2016, The Three Musketeers
Richelieu, Athos, Ensemble
Leah Mulhern
Leah Mulhern
Wardrobe Supervisor
2016, The Three Musketeers
Wardrobe Supervisor
Matt Ian Kelly
2016, The Three Musketeers
Cecil Paige/Porthos/Milady De Winter
Neil Hodgson
Neil Hodgson
Actor
2016, The Full Monty - The Musical
Multiple roles
Jennamarie Smith
2016, Spamalot
Laker girl
Jennamarie Smith
2016, Spamalot
Laker girl