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Open-air theatre in the grounds of Allington Castle

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Date: 27th July 2019


Allington Castle, Castle Road, Allington ME16 0NB

We are proud to present two open-air performances in partnership with The Changeling Theatre Company. Enjoy the masterpieces; Nell Gwynn by Jessica Swale and The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare in the beautiful grounds of the private residence of Allington Castle. The performances take place on Saturday 27th July 2019:

2pm – Nell Gwynn by Jessica Swale

And the smash hit musical comedy from the Globe, Nell Gwynn.

“they’ve disgraced our trade. Ruined our art. They put a woman on the stage!”

London, 1660, King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with the love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatre goers. Nell Gwynne charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley, to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress, and her hard won place in the heart of the King. But at a time when women are second class citizens, can her charm and spirit protect her from the dangers of the court.”

7.30pm – The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare

“The Winters Tale, a wonderful fairy story set in Sicily and Bohemia. Leontes has everything a man could want, Wealth, power, a family that loves him and friends.But he is not at peace. Inside he harbours a bitter jealousy that drives him To destroy all he holds dear. Many years later, in a distant country, a journey begins that may ultimately heal his pain and reunite his family. With all the crazy antics of the Changeling magic, plus beautiful costumes and just hint of …ABBA

Tickets are priced at £30 for adults and £10 for children. all tickets include a glass of bubbly or a soft drink

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