Illyria: The Pirates of Penzance

Join Illyria for a amazing outdoor theatre production of The Pirates of Penzance on the big stage in front of the Mansion.

  • Booking essential

Frederick, apprenticed to the Pirates since a child, learns that he was born in a leap year on 29th February, and that he is contracted to the Pirate King until his 21st BIRTHDAY, not his 21st year. With only the inept Penzance constabulary to protect him, how will he resist being forced to endure a life of crime until he is 84 - and will his sweetheart, Mabel, wait for him that long?

With hilarious melodrama, sharp satire and glittering wit, The Pirates of Penzance is as fresh as if it had been written today. It is packed-full of memorable songs such as To be a Pirate King!, Modern Major General and A Policeman's Lot is Not a Happy One.

Bring your picnic and settle down for a fantastic night of fun, laughter and those well-known hilarious songs!


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £15.00
  • Child £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442 491895
Recommended for age 7+
Meeting point
Head to the front of the Mansion with your picnic and set yourself down ready for a great night!
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the weather and bring a blanket or camping chair to sit on as well as you picnic. Also remember it can get a bit cold once the sun goes down.
The stage is around 500 yards form the carpark. There is a buggy available for those who need a bit of extra assistance.
Although outside our performances are not suitable for dogs. Please leave them at home for the comfort of the rest of the audience. Illyria supports Equity's 'Professionally Made, Professionally Paid' campaign for fair pay and working conditions

Contact Info

Attingham Events
Call 01743 708165

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