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Outdoor Theatre: The Comedy of Errors

Join the Handlebards for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare's 'The Comedy of Errors' in the Pleasure Garden.

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Pedalling from venue to venue with all of their set, props and costumes on the back of their bikes, the HandleBards are a four-strong troupe of actors who are spending the summer bringing environmentally sustainable Shakespeare to venues across the UK.

Join the troupe at Petworth House for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of Errors’ like you’ve never seen before. When two sets of estranged twins are brought together on the same island, this classic comedy takes hold, with mistaken identity, music and manic costume changes a plenty.

This is an outdoor production, so please bring a chair or blanket to sit on, a picnic to dig into, and dress for the weather!

Doors open at 6pm, performance begins at 7pm with a short interval. Drinks and light refreshments will be available to purchase on the evening. Under 5s go free, no ticket needed.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult 21 and under£12.50
Adult Early Bird£16.50
Adult Standard£19.50
Child 12 and under£5.00

The basics

Booking details

Call n/a

Suitability

Suitable for families

Meeting point

Doors open at 6pm, so bring a picnic and come and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

Accessibility

This is an outdoors performance and surfaces may be uneven – the audience seating area is on a gentle grass slope and there is a mobility buggy that runs from the car park to the back of the performance area.

Other

Chairs, picnics, blankets and any other low level accessories are welcome. In case of rain, please don’t bring umbrellas as they block sight-lines for other audience members. Ponchos and raincoats are just as fetching, so please wear these instead.

Contact info

Petworth Property Office

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