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Theatre by the Lake

Opens in 24 min: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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We were treated to an evening of theater and it happened to be" Sense and Sensibility". Very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Allentown, Pennsylvania

We took a boat ride and then went to the theatre. The whole feel is wonderful and you enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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Theatre by the Lake has a setting on the shores of Derwentwater no other professional theatre in Britain can match. Each year it stages up to nine of its own productions of classic, modern and new plays on its two stages and has won multi-starred...more
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Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DJ, England
+44 17687 74411
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Six of us went and saw Jeeves & Wooster at the theatre by the lake. It's a funny little theatre full of people who have much experience in life. We treated ourselves to a box which is actually a bolt on balcony full of uncomfortable...More

Thank GaryMichelle65
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were treated to an evening of theater and it happened to be" Sense and Sensibility". Very appropriate for my visit. Had seats near the stage. It was a good theater group and a lovely set. Had some humor and one could see the actors...More

Thank lisakeg
Reviewed 2 days ago

We saw Single Spies on Thursday 18 October. Excellent production with a very accomplished cast, and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had travelled to Keswick and booked overnight accommodation at LakeSide House (reviewed separately) to make an occasion of it, complete with pre-booked theatre restaurant meal....More

Thank half-full55
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a boat ride and then went to the theatre. The whole feel is wonderful and you enjoy the content available. It was a lovely sunny day so we went back in after a boat ride a walk and a cup of coffee.

Thank toko_1965
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked a pre theatre meal for this evening expecting a set 2 or 3 course meal. We came last year and it was excellent. We struggled getting a booking because over the past year this has become a popular venue. We even changed our...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I laughed until I cried! The funniest play I have seen in years and superbly performed. With just three actors this slick production was quite stunning - so much energy, great sets and wonderful acting. A MUST SEE!

Thank ukjunela
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a production of Handbagged last year – so were keen for a repeat visit. This year we bought tickets for the “Sense and Sensibility” matinee which was a delight. As a Jane Austen fan, I was impressed with how close they stuck to...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Completely rufurbished recently, with comfortable, modern raked seating. Excellent repertory actors with high quality sets and lighting. Restaurant is the best in the area.

Thank Travel-Case-asdf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and i have been here several times and enjoyed a whole range of productions from comedy to thrillers. Personal favourite will always be Whos afraid of virgina Wolf which was electrofying to say the least but we also enjoyed Handbags and A street...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jeeves and Wooster is a must see performance. It is simply hilarious and will have you laughing from start to finish. Performed by only 3 actors it is one of the best shows I have seen for sometime. If you use the car park which...More

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9 October 2018|
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Response from Sallyswpea | Reviewed this property |
Nothing on is quite along those lines. But I’d avoid Rails as it’s rather harrowing and recommend the Alan bennet play that’s currently on.
Rosie C
19 August 2017|
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Response from paul t | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't
Linda B
11 July 2017|
Response from FullResponse | Property representative |
Hi, our website has full details of those shows via our handy calendar, it details which shows are on both those days. You can choose the performances you're interested on and it routes you to find out more about each show... More