Reviews of the 2016 touring production of Hamlet

★★★★★

"A high energy and gripping 2 hours"

(The Stage)

★★★★★

"... outstanding production of Hamlet

... I have never seen better"

(remotegoat.com)

 

2017 Tour Schedule

*** MAY 2017 ***

 

Sat 13th 7pm Dormston

Kington & Dormston Village Hall, Cockshot Lane,

Dormston, Worcs. WR7 4LE

box office: 01386 792 400 or 01905 381 702

tickets £10

Ticket price includes a glass of wine

 

Sat 20th 2pm East Grinstead

PRIVATE INVITATION

 

Sun 21st 2.45pm East Dean

The Village Hall, East Dean, East Sussex, BN21 1JA

box office: 01323 841414, online here or www.spyboy.co.uk

tickets £16.50, £13.50 seniors/juniors

Doors open at 7.00pm Seating provided

 

Mon 22nd 8pm Belgium

Domein de Renesse, Lierselei 30,  B-2390, Malle

box office: 03 311 55 91

tickets 20 euro / 10 euro tot 18 jaar

Secretariaat Domein de Renesse Lierselei 30 B-2390 Malle (Oostmalle),

open van maandag tot vrijdag van 10 tot 12 en van 14 tot 16 u, behalve donderdagnamiddag

 

Tues 23rd 7.30pm Netherlands

Muiderslot, Herengracht 1, 1398 AA, Muiden 

box office: www.muiderslot.nl

tickets Adults 25 Euros, Children (kinderen tot 15 jaar) 18 Euros

 

Thurs 25th & Fri 26th 7.30pm Netherlands

Kasteel Doorwerth, Fonteinallee 2, 6865ND, Doorwerth

box office: 0031 26 339 7406, email: doorwerth@glk.nl, or www.glk.nl

tickets Adults 25 Euros, Children (kinderen tot 15 jaar) 18 Euros

 

Sun 28th 7pm Whittington

Whittington Castle, Castle Street, Whittington, Shropshire. SY11 4DF

box office: 01691 662500 or email: info@whittingtoncastle.co.uk

tickets Pre-booked: Adults £14 / concessions £12

On night: Adults £16 / concessions £14

Open air performance. Please bring own seating.  Grounds open for picnics from 6pm onwards.  Refreshments available on site

 

Mon 29th 5pm West Bromwich

Manor House Museum, Hall Green Road, West Bromwich, B71 2EA

box office: 0121 588 2985 or online here 

tickets In advance £12 adults / £10 concessions

  On the day £14 adults / £12 concessions

Open air production (indoor venue if wet)  Please bring your own seating  

 

*** JUNE 2017 ***

 

Sat 3rd 7pm Wellington

Cothay Manor, Greenham, Somerset, TA21 0JR

box office: 01823 672283 or email: cothaymanor@btinternet.com

or online here  tickets £15

Outdoor performance. Entry from 6.00pm. 

Please bring your own cushions/rugs and picnics

 

Sun 4th 5.30pm Tetbury

Tetbury Goods Shed Arts Centre, Cirencester Road, Tetbury GL8 8EY

box office: Tickets Available from www.shed-arts.co.uk

and from Tetbury Tourist Office

tickets £14.00 (£10.00 for under-18s)

Doors open 5pm. This is a seated indoor production. Refreshments will be

available from the Goods Shed Café.  You are also very welcome to bring

your own picnic to enjoy beforehand on the neighbouring

Millennium Green or Rail-lands picnic area

Parking at the Long Stay Car park, Cirencester Road

located next to the Royal Oak pub.

 

Tues 6th 7.30pm Frampton on Severn

The Manor, Frampton Court Estate, Glos. GL2 7EP

box office: 01452 740698

tickets £15, £10, children under 16, £2 off for villagers 

Open air production.  Please bring your own seating. 

Grounds open from 6.30pm for picnics

 

Weds 7th 7pm Highcliffe

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4LE

box office: 01425 278807 or online here 

tickets £13.50 / £11.50 Student U16’s & Season Ticket Holders

Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children) £44

Advanced tickets: £1 reduction per person 

Open air performance. Seating area open from 6.30pm
Please bring picnics and your own rugs or low back chairs

 

Thurs 8th 7pm Gloucester

The New Inn, Northgate Street, Glos, GL1 1SF

box office: 01452 522177 or online here 

tickets £15 / students £11

 

Fri 9th 7.30pm Bristol

Claverham Village Hall, Bishops Road, Claverham. BS49 4NF

box office: 01934 876581 or www.claverhamvillagehall.co.uk 

Adults £15 / Children concessions (under 16) £10
Family ticket £40 (2 adults & 2 children)

Gates open at 6.00pm for picnics. Licensed Bar Available
In the event of bad weather indoor facilities will be provided at the village hall

 

Sat 10th 7.30pm Clifton, Bristol

Cornwallis Crescent Gardens (west), Polygon Labe Gate, Bristol, BS8 4PL

box office: 07779 713002 or email: shakespeareinthegarden@gmail.com

Adults £15 / Children concessions (under 16) £10
£15 (£9 children)

Open air production.  Please bring your own seating.  Grounds open 6pm for picnics

 

Sun 11th 7.30pm St. Neots

Buckden Towers, High Street, Buckden, Cambs, PE19 5TA

box office: 01480 810344

tickets £15 / concessions £12

Open air performance. Please bring picnics and your own rugs. Seating provided

 

Weds 14th 7pm Stroud

The Museum in the Park, Stratford Park, Glos. GL5 4AF

box office: 01453 760900 or online here enquiries: 01453 763394

tickets £15 / concessions amd children 5 - 17 years £13.50

Free for children under 5 years

Grounds open from 6pm for picnics/teas/coffees. Pimms Bar available.

Please bring low back chairs and rugs. Disabled parking available outside the museum.

 

Thurs 15th 7.30pm Notts

Holme Pierrepont Hall, Notts. NG12 2LD

box office: 08444 77 5678 or online here

Enquiries: 0115 933 2371

tickets £15 adults / £10 children (under 16)

In the event of bad weather the performance will continue inside. Please bring a picnic and your own seating. Garden opens one hour before performance

 

Fri 16th 7.30pm Brighton

Brighton Open Air Theatre, Park Dyke Road, Hove, BN3 6EH

box office: www.brightonopenairtheatre.co.uk

tickets £14, £12 concessions

Open air performance. Gates open at 6.00pm Bring your own picnic and picnic blanket

 

Sat 17th 4.30pm Gerrards Cross

Oaks Hallow, 52 Orchehill Ave Bucks, SL9 8QL

box office:01753 880541  email: webber_rl@sky.com

 

Sun 18th 2.30pm Bristol

Gate Farmhouse, Itchington, Alveston, Bristol, BS35 3TA

box office: 01454 413318 or online here

tickets £15 (£9.50 children under 15)  

Open air performance.  Bring your own rugs and chairs. Gates open at noon for picnics

 

Weds 21st 7pm Stroud

Horsfall House, Windmill Road, Minchinhampton. GL6 9EY

box office: 01453 73122 or online here

£14.50 adults, £13 concessions

Open air production Please bring your own seating and picnics.
Gates open at 6.00pm.  In the event of bad weather the performance will

continue inside Minchinhampton Market House

 

Thurs 22nd 7.30pm Cheltenham

Glenfall House, Mill Lane, Charlton Kings, Glos, GL54 4EP

box office: 01242 323889 • www.glenfallhouse.co.uk

tickets £16 (£14.50 concessions)

Open air performance . Gardens open at 6.00pm. Please bring your own low-backed seating and a picnic. Fully Licensed bar is available. In the event of adverse weather,

this performance will continue indoors.

 

Fri 23rd 7.30pm Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Abbey, Park Walk, Dorset SP7 8JR

box office: 01747 852910 or Shaftesbury & Gillingham 01747 853514 

tickets £15 (FOSA £13, under 16 £10)

Open air performance (Town Hall if wet weather). Garden opens at 6.00pm.
Bring your own low-backed seating and a picnic

 

Sat 24th 7.30pm Isle of White

Ventnor Botanic Garden, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UL

box office: tickets available at the gift shop
online via www.botanic.co.uk or e-mail events@botanic.co.uk 
Enquiries Tel: 01983 855397

tickets £14.00 adults / £12.00 concessions (over 65)
 6 to 16 years £8.00 under 6s Free
Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children) £38.00

Open-air performance, bring your own seating or rugs. Garden opens

one hour before performance. BBQ and Bar available from 6.30pm

 

Sun 25th 2.30pm Beaminster

The Mill House, Crook Hill, Netherbury, Dorset, DT6 5LX

box office: 01308 862943 or boxoffice@beaminsterfestival.com 

tickets £15

Open air production please bring your own seating / rugs. Ground open from 
12 noon for picnics. Tea and cakes available

 

Tues 27th British Berlin School

Private Invitation

 

Fri 30th 7.30pm Droitwich

Himbleton Parish Hall, Church Lane, Himbleton, WR9 7LG

box office: 01905 391143 or 01905 391662

tickets £10  

Ticket price includes a glass of wine or soft drink. Doors open at 6.45pm. 
Picnics welcome. Light refreshments available 

 

*** JULY 2017 ***

 

Sat 1st 7.30pm Chipping Norton

Oxon - Private Invitation

 

Sun 2nd 5pm Basingstoke

Bartons Mill, Bartons Lane, Basingstoke, RG24 8AE

box office: 01256 331153 or email bartonsmill@wadworth.uk

tickets  £14 / under 18s £9

BBQ before & after performance, Champagne bar. Fully seated. Open air production

 

Fri 7th 7.30pm Newport

Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre, Broadway (Off High Street),

Caerleon. NP18 1AY   

box office: Caerleon Post Office 31a, High Street, Caerleon, NP18 1AE 
Tel: 0345 6112970
tickets £15 Adults £12 Concessions

(Students, children 16 years and under, 65 years and over)
Family Ticket £44 (2 adults & 2 children)

Gates open 6.30pm. Picnics welcome. Open air performance.

Please bring your own seats/rugs 

 

Sat 8th 7pm Shepton Mallet

Speeds Farm, Lamyatt, Shepton Mallet, BA4 6NH

box office: 01749 812031

tickets Adult £16 (after 6th July £20.00), Children 15 and under £5  

Open air performance. Please bring picnics and your own rugs or low back chairs

 

Sun 9th 3pm London

The Rookery, Streatham Common South, SW16 3BX

box office: 020 8764 8656 or online here

tickets £13.50, Concessions £11.50, Under 16s £6  

Open air performance. Bring your own seating and a picnic

 

Mon 10th 7.30pm Croydon

The Oval Tavern, 131 Oval Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 6BR

box office: 0208 686 6023

tickets £7.50

 

Fri 14th 7.30pm Norway

Baroniet Rosendal, Baroniv 60, 5470 Rosendal. Norway

box office: + 47 53 48 29 99 or www.baroniet.no

tickets NOK 100 – 350 

 

Sat 15th 1.30pm and 9pm Norway

Baroniet Rosendal, Baroniv 60, 5470 Rosendal. Norway

box office: + 47 53 48 29 99 or www.baroniet.no

tickets NOK 100 – 350 

 

Tues 18th 8pm Edenbridge

Hever Castle, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG 

box office: 01732 866114 or www.heverfestival.co.uk

Gates open from 6.30pm for picnics, or refreshments available at the Guthrie Pavilion. Reserved seating provided, most of which is covered . Tickets are non-refundable

 

Thurs 20th 7.30pm Leicester

Jewry Wall Museum, St. Nicholas Circle, Leicester. LE1 4LB

box office: 0116 253 2569 also available from the Guildhall Museum

tickets £13.50, £12 concessions  

Open air performance.  Please bring your own seating.  

Grounds open for picnics at 6.30pm. Refreshments available

 

Fri 21st 7.30pm Carnforth

Leighton Hall, Lancs. LA5 9ST

box office: 01524 734474 or online here

tickets £16 (children £11) 

Open air.  Please bring your own seating.  Grounds open for picnics at 6.00pm

 

Sat 22nd 6pm Liverpool

Crosby Hall, Little Crosby, L23 4UA

box office: 0151 924 9099 or online here

tickets £12.50 (under 16s £8) 

Open air performance. Please bring a picnic and your own rugs or low back chairs. Gardens open one hour before performance

 

Sun 23rd 4.30 pm Bawdeswell

Bawdeswell Church, The Street, Norfolk NR20 4RT

box office: 01362 688499

tickets £12.50 in advance / £15 on the door

Performance to be held in front of church weather permitting.

Please bring your own chairs and picnics . Please arrive from 4pm to get seated and settled.  In the event of bad weather the performance will be held inside the church. Sponsored by www.Quotatis.co.uk 

 

Mon 24th 7pm Ingatestone

Ingatestone Hall, Hall Lane, Essex, CM4 9NR

box office: 01277 353010 or online here 

tickets £15 Adult, £13 Concessions (under 16s and over 60s)

Open air performance. Grounds open at 6pm

 

Tues 25th & Weds 26th 2pm Worcester

3 Choirs Festival, West End Garden, College Green,

Worcester Cathedral, WR1 2LA.

box office: 01452 768928 or www.3choirs.org

tickets £17, under 16s £10

Open air performance. Refreshments are available from the nearby

Festival Marquee or bring your own snacks. In the event of adverse weather,

this performance will move to the King’s School Theatre

 

Fri 28th 7.30pm Ulverston

Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7JP

box office: 01229 580666 email info@ford-park.org.uk

tickets £13, Concessions £11
Students/Children £8, Families (2 Adults + 2 Children) £36
10% discount for parties of 10 or more  

Open air performance. Grounds open at 6.30pm. Bring your own seating and a picnic.

Hot/cold drinks and refreshments available 

 

Sat 29th 3pm Cockermouth

Higham Hall, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria. CA13 9SH

box office: 01768 776276

tickets £13.50 (school children £10)  

Bring a chair, enjoy real, live costumed professional actors frolicking! 
Shakespeare in the open air (whatever the summer weather) makes a fantastic spectacle 
Hey nonnie, nonnie!  Open 1.30pm for picnics

 

Sun 30th 7pm Musselburgh

Newhailes (NTS), Newhailes Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian, EH21 6RY

box office: 0844 493 2125 • www.nts.org.uk

tickets £14.50 (£13 concession / £9 children)
£38 family (2 adults and 2 children)

Ticket price includes a drink and popcorn 

Open air production, dress warmly. Bring a picnic and your own seating.

No wet weather provision

 

*** AUGUST 2017 ***

 

Tues 1st 7pm Fife

Kellie Castle & Garden, Pittenweem, Fife, KY10 2RF

box office: 0844 493 2184 • www.nts.org.uk

tickets Adults 16+ £12 / Children 10-15years £8 

Outdoor production. Please bring your own seating. Grounds open for picnics at 6.00pm

 

Weds 2nd 7pm Ellon 

Pitmedden Garden (NTS), Ellon, Aberdeenshire. AB41 7PD

box office: 01651 842 352 • www.nts.org.uk

tickets £14 (£7 children)

Open air production, dress warmly. Bring a picnic and your own seating

 

Thurs 3rd 7pm Kinross

RSPB Loch Leven, Kinross, KY13 9LX

box office: 01577 862355 or online here

tickets Adult  £13.50 / Child  £8

Family ticket (2 adults / up to 3 children): £38  

Open air performance, no wet weather provision.  Dress warmly, and bring 
your own blankets, chairs and picnic. Gates open from 6.00pm 
Please note that the audience area is on a grassy slope

 

Fri 4th 7pm Angus

House of Dun (NTS),  Montrose, DD10 9LQ

box office: 0844 493 2144 • www.nts.org.uk

tickets £12.50 in advance, £15 on the night (£4 children) 

Open air production, dress warmly. Bring a picnic and your own seating

 

Sat 5th 7pm Cupar

Falkland Palace, High Street, Falkland, Fife KY15 7BU

box office: 0844 493 2186 • www.nts.org.uk

tickets £13, £11 concessions 

Open air production, dress warmly. Bring a picnic and your own rugs or low back chairs

 

Sun 6th 3pm Nottingham

Langar Hall, Langar, Notts. NG13 9HG

box office: 01949 860559

tickets £15, £12.50 concessions, £9 children under 16  

Open air production (indoor venue if wet).  Please bring your own seating. 

Open from 1.00pm for picnics

 

Weds 9th 7pm Castle Hill

Filleigh Nr South Molton EX32 0RH

box office: 01805 624624 or www.theploughartscentre.org.uk

tickets £13, £11 concessions

£9 Plough Supporters/Families with children under 18  

Open air production (indoor venue if wet).  Please bring your own seating. 

Bring low-back seating/blankets and picnics if desired. Refreshments available. 
Free entry to the garden from 5pm

 

Thurs 10th 7.30pm Penzance

Penlee Park Theatre, Morrab Road,  TR18 4HE

box office: 01726 879500 or online here

or www.penleeparktheatre.com

tickets: early bird offer (before 1st June)

adult £14, concession £12, children £7, family ticket £37

tickets: after 1st June

adult £16, concession £14, children £8, family ticket £40

Come along and enjoy a Summer evening of live theatre for all the family
 in this beautiful setting, picnics welcome

 

Fri 11th & Sat 12th 7.30pm Isles of Scilly

Chaplaincy Gardens, St. Marys

box office: from TIC or online here

Enquiries: 01720 422641

tickets £13, concessions £11

Please bring picnics. Hot drinks available in the interval. If the weather is very 

inclement the performance will take place inside the Parish Church

 

Sun 13th 6.30pm Isles of Scilly

Tresco Abbey Gardens, Tresco, TR24 0QQ

box office: Tickets available on the door or available in The Estate Office

one week before the performance or online here

tickets £13, concessions £11 

Please bring picnics and rugs. Refreshments available in the interval.

Performance shall continue regardless of weather conditions

 

Tues 15th 7.30pm Liskeard

Sterts Theatre Upton Cross, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 5AZ

box office: 01579 362382 or online at www.sterts.co.uk

tickets £14 adults, £12 concessions, £8 children  

Seating provided, but please bring your own cushions/rugs and picnics

 

Weds 16th 7pm Exeter

Powderham Castle, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

box office: 01626 890243

tickets £14, concessions £12 in advance 

£16, concessions £14.00 on the night  

Open air performance in the castle courtyard. Grounds open at 6.00pm, bring your own seating and picnics. Performance shall continue regardless of the weather

 

Thurs 17th 7.30pm Narberth

Lampeter House, Lampeter Velfry, Nr Narberth, SA67 8TS

box office: 01834 869323 • www.span-arts.org.uk

tickets £12, concessions £10 in advance
£14, concessions £12 on the night
Children £6

Open air performance  Indoors if bad weather. Grounds open at 6.00pm
Please bring your own seating and a picnic

 

Fri 18th 7.30pm Monmouthshire

Raglan Castle, Raglan, NP15 2BT

box office: 01600 775257 or online here

Tickets available from the Shire Hall, Monmouth NP25 3DY

Tickets: £13.00 in advance, £15.00 on the door, Child £9.00

** In aid of the Wales Air Ambulance **

Doors open at 6.30pm. Open air production. Please bring your own seating

Picnics welcome. Tea, coffee & light refreshments available

We regret no refunds in the event of bad weather

 

Sat 19th Saffron Walden

Ickleton Village Hall, Frogge Street, Ickleton, Essex, CB10 1SH

box office: 01799 531916 or 07802 362528 or email: pam@cmws.co.uk
tickets £15, Students / Children £10

Doors open at 6.45pm. Indoor production. Licensed Bar for Beer & Pimms

 

Sun 20th 7pm Stratford upon Avon

Hall's Croft, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6BG

box office: 01726 879500 or online here

tickets £15, £11 students 18 & under   

Call: 01789 201829 or email: Hospitality@shakespeare.org.uk to book your pre-theatre hamper or supper deal. Open-air performance. Please bring a picnic and own seating. 
Garden opens one hour before performance

 

Tues 22nd 7.30pm Worcester

Swan Theatre, The Moors, Worcs, WR1 3EF

box office: 01905 611427 • www.worcesterlive.co.uk

tickets £18, £14.50 concession

 

Weds 23rd 7pm Witney

Cogges Manor Farm, Church Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 3LA

box office: 01993 772602

tickets £14, Children under 16 £9.50  

Open air performance. Please bring picnics and your own rugs or low back chairs

 

Thurs 24th 6.30pm Nympsfield

Woodchester Mansion, Nympsfield, Glos. GL10 3TS

box office: online here

Enquiries: 01453 861541

tickets £15  

Outdoor performance. Gates open from 5.30pm for picnics. 

Please bring your own chairs, rugs and cushions

 

Fri 25th 7.30pm Glastonbury

Glastonbury Abbey, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, BA6 9EL

box office: 01458 831631  e-mail: shop@glastonburyabbey.com

tickets £14, concessions £12 (over 60s & under 16s)
under 6s free

Open air performance. Theatre entry opens at 7.00pm. Bring your own seating and a picnic. In the event of bad weather the performance will continue

 

Sat 26th 7pm Abbotsbury

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens Bullers Way, Dorset, DT3 4LA

box office: 01305 871130

tickets £14, concessions £12.50 

Open air performance. Grounds open at 6.30pm. Bring your own seating and a picnic

 

Sun 27th 3pm Taunton

Somerset - Private Invitation

 

Mon 28th 5pm Bideford

Hartland Abbey, Hartland, Devon, EX39 6DT

box office: 01805 624624 or online via www.theploughartscentre.org.uk

tickets £13, Concessions £11

£9 Plough Supporters / Families (with children under 18yrs)

Bring low-back seating/blankets and picnics if desired. High quality bar, tea, coffee

and Mr Crackling's Gourmet Burgers available.  Free entry to the garden from 3pm

 

Tues 29th 7pm Winterbourne

Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne,

South Glos. BS36 1SE

box office: online here or directly from Daisy's Coffee Shop

in Flaxpits Lane, Winterbourne. Tel: 01454 771817

tickets £14, students/children £10  

Please note that seating is unreserved. Free parking is available.

Gates will open at 5.30pm for picnics. Drinks available