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Rutland Open Air Theatre

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Address: Tolethorpe Hall, Stamford PE9 4BH, England
Phone Number: 01780 754381
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Once more into the breech

The theatre is set in beautiful grounds, we were fortunate to have a lovely summer's evening and after a picnic and a few glasses of wine we enjoyed a very professional... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Boston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The theatre is set in beautiful grounds, we were fortunate to have a lovely summer's evening and after a picnic and a few glasses of wine we enjoyed a very professional performance of Henry V. My wife who is by no means a Shakespeare fan had a great time we thoroughly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Each summer between June and August the Stamford shakespeare company perform 3 plays -usually two of the Bards and one other. The non Shakespeare plays seem the more popular but all the plays are well acted by the cast some of who appear in more than one of the plays. Often you will see near professional acting. Prices inexpensive. Best... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Visited on a lovely warm evening taking a picnic with us which added to the experience. The production (Tom Jones) was a bit slow to start with but soon developed into a good comedy well acted. Program could have had a bit more information about running times, intervals and facilities but overall a good evening out. Be prepared for the... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Attended the performance last night; confirming what a wonderful evening we had! Started with our picnic in the grounds of the house, and made our way to our seats. The setting is very atmospheric, and the seats comfortable. The play opened , and so did the heavens. It poured down, but the actors continued unhindered in a very professional manner.... More 

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cambs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Visited here with friends having never been to an open air play before, it was great!.It was a performance of Tom Jones & was a joy to watch with fine performances by all the cast & really interesting watching the set changes.Although "open air" you are covered over by a permanent roof with tiered seating with the set being placed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went for the first time to see Tom Jones. We were really impressed by the venue, I thoroughly encourage you to bring a picnic for beforehand. The quality of the acting was excellent, seats were comfortable, reasonably priced and will definitely return.

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Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We attended on Thursday 16th July with some apprehension about what to expect ,we need not have had any concerns. The performance was absolutely brilliant. The weather was perfect for open air theatre attending, the sets were just a joy to watch being changed and the acting was absolutely top notch. The young man who took the lead role was... More 

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Sale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a very special place, and I would highly recommend a visit! Especially if you love Shakespeare...This is an annual pilgrimage for our family and has been for years. We would not miss it. Tolethorpe Hall itself is a wonderful building, and the setting for the Theatre is magical. The acting is usually of a very high standard. Since... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Fabulous location for a production of 'Tom Jones' . Beautiful Hall and covered outdoor theatre with friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. We go every year and take our grandchildren to the age related plays. Alice in Wonderland last year was fantastic. Take a picnic if it is good weather and enjoy being away from it all. Next year has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Idyllic open air theatre x actors are exposed to the elements whilst audience sits under cover x beautiful grounds in which to enjoy a picnic x bar and cafe Beautiful to enjoy the fading daylight as night takes over, hearing the sounds of birds and the rustle of the trees

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Address: Tolethorpe Hall, Stamford PE9 4BH, England
Phone Number: 01780 754381
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Stamford

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