Open air theatre at Dunster Castle

Five actors from the Three Inch Fools perform with instruments on a stage during a show

Make the most of the warm summer weather and extra hours of daylight with an evening of outdoor theatre in the stunning surroundings of Dunster Castle.

Join the Three Inch Fools and The Lord Chamberlain's Men as they dust off their costumes and instruments and step back into the great outdoors with three new productions at Dunster Castle this summer.  

The Lord Chamberlain's Men will be performing Macbeth at Dunster Castle this summer
Promotional image for The Lord Chamberlain's Men's production of Macbeth. White text on a red background reads
The Lord Chamberlain's Men will be performing Macbeth at Dunster Castle this summer

Macbeth - 28th July, 7pm 

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men invite you to join them at Dunster Castle this summer for the breathless and brilliant tragedy, Macbeth. A play of supernatural magic, vaulting ambition and an examination of the dreadful consequences of the insatiable lust for power. With Shakespeare’s most chilling power couple and truly stirring poetry this stunning play will keep you gripped. Bring a chair and a picnic, and enjoy watching Shakespeare as he first saw it performed; in the open air, by an all male cast with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance. Ticket prices range from £10-16.

More information and tickets: https://bit.ly/3zQf0Xo

Three Inch Fools will be performing Romeo and Juliet at Dunster Castle this summer
Promotional image for the Three Inch Fool's Production of Romeo and Juliet. The background is red and yellow and there are two silhouetted figures reaching for each other with the text
Three Inch Fools will be performing Romeo and Juliet at Dunster Castle this summer

Romeo and Juliet - 14th August, 7pm

Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present an inventive take on Shakespeare’s most famous story, Romeo & Juliet. Prepare for a carnival of passion and imagination, as The Fools present the world’s best-known love story, come rain come shine, in the great British outdoors! This romantic epic will be getting the full Three Inch Fools treatment: live music-making, deft physicality and vibrant story-telling. Expect fast-paced drama, plenty of musical instruments and many a quick costume change along the way! Ticket prices range from £10 - £16.

More information and tickets: https://bit.ly/2SnU6Op

Three Inch Fools will be performing Robin Hood at Dunster Castle this summer
Promotional graphic for the Three Inch Fools' production of Robin Hood. Text reads
Three Inch Fools will be performing Robin Hood at Dunster Castle this summer

Robin Hood - 19th August, 7pm 

Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, struggle to remember Britain’s best-known folktale. This summer, a hapless troupe of actors hit the road with a calamitous new production of Robin Hood. Prepare for a riotous summer adventure fit for all the family as The Fools battle to tell their own version of the legendary tale. Expect the full Three Inch Fools treatment – an evening packed with wildly-inventive story-telling, fast-paced drama, a host of musical instruments and many a quick costume change along the way! Ticket prices range from £10 - £16.

More information and tickets: https://bit.ly/3zR7lIh