Outdoor theatre at Osterley Park
We've got a season of Outdoor Theatre at Osterley this year, with shows from Macbeth to Mr Stink. Bring the whole family for an unforgettable theatre experience.
Set within the beautiful grounds of Osterley Park, with Robert Adam’s architecturally stunning building as your backdrop, this is theatre with a difference. Why not make a day of it and visit the formal gardens for a relaxing stroll through the flower garden or see the house and explore Adam’s masterpiece.
The HandleBards present 'A Comedy of Errors', by William Shakespeare
20 May, 6.30pm
Join The HandleBards all-male troupe at Osterley Park and House for a bicycle-powered, farcical production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of Errors’. Expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, and a great deal of laughter. This is an outdoor production, so please bring your own chair or blanket to sit on, a picnic to dig into, and dress for the weather!
The Lord Chamberlain's Men present 'Macbeth'
14 June, 7.00pm
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company - with direct links to the history of William Shakespeare - invite you to join them this summer for the breathless and brilliant tragedy, Macbeth.
The Handlebards present Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare
Saturday 3 August, 6.30pm
A group of soldiers return from the war to a household in Messina, causing the kindling of new love interests and the re-kindling of old rivalries. The parallel love stories of Beatrice, Benedick, Claudio and Hero become entangled with plotting, frivolity and melodrama in Shakespeare’s famous comedy. Join our four-strong, all-male troupe for a riotous bicycle-powered production, filled with drunkenness, mayhem and cross-dressing a plenty.
OperaUpClose presents With a Song in Her Heart
Saturday 10 August, 7.30pm
Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose present With a Song in Her Heart, a new one-woman opera all about love. Our heroine tumbles through all-consuming infatuation, heartbreak and the leap of faith of falling in love again, with some detours into hilarious and unsuitable dates along the way.This story is told through some of the most popular soprano arias of all time by composers including Puccini, Purcell, Mozart and Verdi, and songs by Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, Dvorak and Satie. Performed with a contemporary English libretto, virtuoso pianist and timeless melodies, With a Song in Her Heart is a relatable and uplifting celebration of life, love and music.
Heartbreak Productions present Gangsta Granny, by David Walliams
Friday 30 August, 2pm & 6pm
Meet Ben, an 11-year-old want-to-be plumber fed up with spending his Friday nights at granny’s. All she wants to do is play scrabble and eat cabbage – not exactly his idea of fun!
Hungry and bored Ben goes searching for something more edible in the kitchen and stumbles upon an old biscuit tin. The tin holds more than just digestives, however, it contains Granny’s biggest secret…Heartbreak productions invites you to share in this exciting escapade, a David Walliams best seller adapted for the outdoor stage. Join us, Ben, and his Gangsta Granny on their grandest adventure full of forbidden fun. It could be very hungry work so come prepared with picnics and appropriate outdoor gear.