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Rutland Open Air Theatre

Tolethorpe Hall, Stamford PE9 4BH, England
+44 1780 754381
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Midsummer nights dream

I visited with five friends last Saturday for the matinee performance. It was excellent and worthy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sue M
York, United Kingdom
No curtain call?

Haven't been for two or three years so it was great to return and see this superb performance of A... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Tolethorpe Hall, Stamford PE9 4BH, England
+44 1780 754381
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Reviewed yesterday

I visited with five friends last Saturday for the matinee performance. It was excellent and worthy of the Globe . The cast and staging were first rate. We all thought it could only have been improved, if we had gone to the evening performance, as...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Haven't been for two or three years so it was great to return and see this superb performance of A Midsummer nights dream. The weather was good and warm do the blankets we brought were not really needed. The costumes and sets were very good...More

Thank Fenlandier
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went with a girlfriend and three children ages 10 and 8. Had a picnic and all enjoyed the play very much. I showed my two a children's adaptation at the weekend so they New what they were watching and they really enjoyed it. Fabulous place...More

Thank M-S0709
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again an amazing performance - beautiful surroundings, excellent cast, spell-binding play. Take a blanket (actually we said next time we'd take a seat cushion) but you're under cover so only the stage is at the mercy of the elements - but the stage is...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had our first visit to watch A Midsummer's Night Dream in the magical surroundings at Tolethorpe Hall. The audience are all seated under cover with the actors performing in the open air. Fabulous evening with everything superbly organised, absolutely brilliant - can't fault it, a...More

1  Thank JillVS
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Have been going here since it moved from The George many years ago. The performances are always good, the setting wonderful. Take a picnic and enjoy the grounds before the play. Have had great time even in the rain. Audience is under cover but the...More

1  Thank 19happy45
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place this is. Perfect for a Shakespeare play and the audience is under cover. The players give an incredible performance. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Jilly L
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We went to see The Tempest on the last night of the season at Tolethorpe Hall. It is a fantastic location, and although The Tempest is not one of Shakespeare's most renowned plays, it is a strange and magical story, and underrated in my opinion....More

Thank mazzazza
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited on Saturday - very windy, but found some shelter in the garden for our picnic. Performance was first class and wind in trees very atmospheric - especially for the Witches, but the great thoing about Tolethorpe is the audience is under cover and...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Visited Tolethorpe last Saturday evening to see their production of the Tempest which was a very enjoyable experience. The hall and grounds make for a wonderful setting. The production itself was extremely professional. All actors and staff at Tolethorpe deserve a round of applause .

Thank Liz R
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