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 Three Inch Fools will be performing Twelfth Night at Dunster Castle
A graphic advertising The Three Inch Fools' production of Twelfth Night. A character holding a quill and pen is large in the background with five other characters in colourful costumes playing musical instruments at the front.
The Three Inch Fools will be performing Twelfth Night at Dunster Castle

Twelfth Night - 29th May, 7pm

The Three Inch Fools are dusting down their musical instruments and hitting the road with Shakespeare’s riotous comedy, Twelfth Night. Prepare for an evening of mischief and hilarity, as five actors present an inventive take on this rip-roaring comedy, fit for all the family. Touring the UK this summer, this Shakespearean classic will be getting the full Three Inch Fools treatment: expect fast-paced drama, endless costume changes, and much music-making along the way!  Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and come prepared for the weather - the performance will continue come rain come shine! 

Sorry, assistance dogs only. 

Information & tickets: http://www.threeinchfools.com/upcomingperformances/2022-05-29/ 

The Lord Chamberlain's Men will be performing As You Like It at Dunster Castle
A graphic advertising The Lord Chamberlain's Men's production of As You Like It. The show's title is written in green against a background of trees.
The Lord Chamberlain's Men will be performing As You Like It at Dunster Castle

As You Like It - 27th July, 7pm 

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men - with a history stretching back to William Shakespeare himself - invite you to join them this summer for the sparkling comedy, As You Like It. This rustic romp packed with music, laughs, cross-dressing confusion and a dash of wrestling will keep you smiling to the last. Bring a chair and a picnic and prepare to be entertained and transported. Book early to avoid missing out! 

Ticket prices range from £10-17

Sorry, assistance dogs only. 

Information & tickets: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/tlcm/as-you-like-it/e-qqvxog 

The Three Inch Fools will be performing The Gunpowder Plot at Dunster Castle
Graphic advertising the Three Inch Fools' performance of The Gunpowder Plot. A character with a lit match stands large over five other characters in colourful costumes with musical instruments.
The Three Inch Fools will be performing The Gunpowder Plot at Dunster Castle

The Gunpowder Plot - 17th August, 7pm 

The Three Inch Fools hit the road with a bang. Cue an explosive evening of short fuses and tall tales, as five actors try to pull off the most infamous conspiracy in history. This summer, touring the UK, The Gunpowder Plot comes to life in a brand new, calamitous production fit for all the family. Expect uproarious intrigue, endless costume changes, and many, many false moustaches in this highly flammable historical tale. Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and come prepared for the weather - the performance will continue come rain come shine!

Sorry, assistance dogs only. 

Information & tickets: http://www.threeinchfools.com/upcomingperformances/2022-08-17/