Open air theatre: As You Like It - Sat 16 July, 7.30pm

Bring along a picnic and settle down amongst the roses. The Lord Chamberlain's Men invite you to join them this summer for Shakespeare's sparkling comedy, As You Like It.

  • Booking essential

One of the UK’s finest touring theatre companies present this great play as Shakespeare first saw it performed - in the open air, by an all male cast and with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance.

“Love is merely a madness!”

Separately, Rosalind and her dear friend Celia, the noble Orlando, and the usurped Duke Senior and his courtiers get banished and set up new lives in the Forest of Arden. Free from the constraints of their former lives lovers tussle, wits and fools spar, familial bonds are challenged, and everyone wrestles with what it really means to be yourself.

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”

In exile they become exultant as true love and true identity is found in the forest. This rustic romp packed with music, laughs, cross-dressing confusion and a dash of wrestling will keep you smiling to the last.

“All the world's a stage!”

Bring a chair and a picnic and prepare to be entertained and transported.

Book early to avoid missing out!

Dates:

- Saturday 16 July, 7.30pm

- Friday 12 August, 7.30pm

Location: Rose Garden

Gates open at 6.30pm

Starts at 7.30pm

Interval: yes

Ticket Adult: £18.50

Ticket Child: £10

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £18.50
  • Child £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0208 852 5761
Any enquiries please call 0208 852 5761 or email boxoffice@tlcm.co.uk
Suitability
Children welcome
Meeting point
Snuff mill bridge for ticket checking.
What to bring and wear
Wrap up warm as it can get chilly once the sun goes down.
Accessibility
Accessible pathway into the rose garden and flat grass suitable for wheelchair users.
Other
Toilet facilities in the Stableyard and Snuff Mill. Potting Shed cafe opening time: 9am-4pm Stable yard cafe opening time: 10am-4pm (weekend) National Trust Garden Centre opening time: 10am-4pm

Contact Info

Name
Dania Schmitz -Vaughan
Email
Dania.Schmitzvaughan@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 02085456850

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