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Great Evening out

Fantastic place to go for an evening out. Took a picnic. Fabulous gardens and house. Brilliant... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Mo A
Shakespear

Went to see The Merry Wives of Windsor and it was fantastic, the cast were wonderful, funny and... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Fantastic place to go for an evening out. Took a picnic. Fabulous gardens and house. Brilliant Shakspear play - Merry Wives of Windsor

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mo A
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Went to see The Merry Wives of Windsor and it was fantastic, the cast were wonderful, funny and very professional, love, love love!!! The venue tolethorpe hall is just magical, this is a wonderful night out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank diandruss2016
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Great play and very well performed. Although the theatre is 'open air' the audience is under cover. Well worth making a visit during the Summer months.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

This is a great venue. A natural amphitheatre and plenty of lawns with tables on which to picnic. The whole thing makes a spendid day out.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

We first attended the SSC productions at Tolethorpe several years ago but this year was the first time we have been able to go there for a while. It is as good as, in fact better, than ever. The grounds are well maintained and there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

I went here this year for the first time and found the whole experience brilliant! The house and grounds are a credit to the Stamford Opera company and when I read the timeline boards I was even more amazed! The gardens are beautiful and when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

This was our first time at Tolethorpe Hall for the Shakespeare and we will return. We were blessed with lovely weather which meant a very enjoyable pre-performance picnic in delightful surroundings was possible. The quality of the performance was very good - we saw Merchant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Superb. West end Ray your heart out. It was beautifully produced in a wonderful setting. Acting very professional.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Dreadful diction, no projection, poor acting, too much jazz band! Sad demise from the glory days of old. Left after first half, and will not be going back.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Having been to Tolethorpe many times before, we were thrilled to be able to take a dear friend to The Merry Wives of Windsor and to enjoy ‘the Tolethorpe Experience’. It was last minute so we were towards the back, but all seats have a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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