Fancy watching a thought-provoking drama this month? Or maybe a comedy? Or just fancy taking the kids out for an entertaining evening of performance?

There's loads going on at Hounslow Arts Centre during the month of May, so choose something interesting and get it in your diary... You won't want to miss these brilliant live shows!

England my England

England My England is the thought-provoking, hilarious and emotional show about the life of an immigrant.

Lawrence Audini was born in Manchester to an Irish Catholic mother and an Arabic Muslim father, and this play is a collection of true stories telling the story of his England.

Date: Thursday May 5 to Saturday May 7

Cost: £10 for adults, £8 for concessions


After being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, Ted goes on the trip of a lifetime...and so does his pet fish.

Nominated for a Peter Brook Award, CELL is the outcome of a new collaboration between two of the most exciting young companies in the UK. Having lost their Grandfathers to the disease, the subject of MND is close to the hearts of those involved

Date: Tuesday May 10

Cost: £10 for adults, £8 for concessions

Comedy Night: John Robins and Danny Buckler

Comedy producers Laughing Coyote are bringing some of the finest comedy acts in the UK to Hounslow Arts Centre in a new season of shows.

Date: Thursday May 12

Cost: All tickets cost £10

The Girl Who Fell In Love With The Moon

Join this tattered troupe as Luna's tragic tale unravels for the first time. But why tonight? A patchwork of puppetry, poetry, movement and live music stitched together with The Human Zoo's explosive visual imagination.

The Girl Who Fell in Love With The Moon sets out to explore humanity's eternal fascination with the skies through the eyes of this playful and dynamic young ensemble.

Date: Wednesday May 18

Cost: £10 for adults, £8 for concessions, £28 for families

Stig of the Dump

Barney is staying with his grandparents on the chalk Downs of southern England when he falls over the edge of an old chalk
pit and tumbles through the roof of a hidden den.

When he looks round he sees Stig, a caveman, with shaggy black hair and bright black eyes...

Date: Sunday May 22

Cost: £10 for adults, £7 for concessions, £28 for families

Dairy of a Hounslow girl

The Diary of a Hounslow Girl is told through the eyes of a 16-year-old British Muslim Girl growing up in West London.

From traditional Pakistani weddings to fights on the night bus this is a funny, bold, provocative play highlighting the challenges of being brought up as a young woman in a traditional Muslim family alongside the temptations and influences growing up in and around London.

A story of dreams, aspirations and coming of age.

Date: Saturday May 28

Cost: £12 for adults, £10 for concessions


Spot is a friendly and endearing stage light who tells stories. Spot can be they yellow sun, the blue sea or red fire; A balloon, a hoop or nothing at all. But most of all spot loves to have fun.

For children aged one to four.

Date: Tuesday May 31

Cost: All tickets cost £5

Hounslow Arts Centre, Treaty Centre, High Street, Hounslow, TW3 1ES - 020 3743 2329