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Plays for 2014

We look forward to hosting another exciting programme of family entertainment in the beautiful setting of the courtyard in Holkham Park. For 2014 we will be offering a range of carefully selected performances to include traditional popular titles of comedy and drama and welcome the return of some brilliant theatre companies whose performances are guaranteed to enthrall and captivate the audience.

All productions will be held in the courtyard, Holkham Park. Please bring your own rugs or low-backed seating and come prepared for all weather. Refreshments are available from the Stables Cafe which will be open before the performance and during the interval (excluding 27th August). Theatre-goers will be admitted to the courtyard 45 minutes before the production starts (60 minutes on 27th August). For the enjoyment of all, visitors with chairs will be asked to sit to the sides and back of the courtyard and those with picnic blankets to the front and centre.

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Tuesday 5th August - 6.15pm

The Jungle Book

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to return to Holkham with this captivating production and beautiful adaptation by award winning writer Laura Turner, with all your favourite animal characters brought to life to create an enchanting and fun-filled musical show for children of all ages.

In the magical Indian jungle, a new arrival changes the animal kingdom forever. Join Mowgli on his wonderful adventures with the loveable and wise Baloo the Bear, the powerful panther Bagheera, not to mention mischievous monkeys and the terrifying tiger Shere Khan! A guaranteed summer hit for all the family at some of the most beautiful gardens of the UK and Ireland.

Tickets: This event has now SOLD OUT

Wednesday 13th August - 6.15pm

Hugless Douglas

Blunderbus Theatre Company return to us to perform this delightful new show which comes to life with an irresistible blend of of music, puppetry and high energy storytelling.

Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He tries to find the perfect one, but none of them seem quite right. After all, there are so many different hugs to choose from. But Douglas soon discovers that there’s only one hug that will do - a big bear hug from his mum!

Little Cubs aged  3 - 7 years old will love this heartwarming tale, but grown-up bears will have lots of fun, too. Join Douglas in this happy new show, full of laughter, sing along songs and plenty of opportunities to join in!

Tickets: Adult £13, Child (2-16) £9, Family £40 (2 adults and 2 children)

Click here to book online, or telephone our Ticket Office on 01328 713111

Wednesday 20th August - 6.15pm

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Brought to us by Cambridge Touring Theatre.

Logic is abandoned in this wonderfully interactive tale of childhood and imagination as Alice meets White Rabbit, The Mad Hatter and the March Hare.

Come and have a joyful, fun-filled picnic with your family while you watch this hilarious musical show. Filled with catchy songs such as ‘A Flea and a Fly in a Flu’ and ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat’, this lively and funny performance is brought to life for families with music, dancing and a host of pranks that appeal to both children and adults alike. 

Boys and girls are invited to come along dressed in their best ‘Wonderland’ fashion. White Rabbit? Alice? Mad Hatter? Suitable for children aged 3-12 and their families and friends.

Tickets: Adult £13, Child (2-16) £9, Family £40 (2 adults and 2 children)

Click here to book online, or telephone our Ticket Office on 01328 713111

Wednesday 27th August - 7pm

Romeo and Juliet

The Lord Chamberlain's Men perform this great love story. Did my heart love till now?

For 400 years the tale of Shakespeare’s ‘star-cross’d lovers’ has gripped audiences with its perfect blend of passion, excitement and heart-stopping thrills including of course the most famous balcony scene of all time. In this tale of two feuding families in Verona, two young lovers, driven by youthful passion and blind love, enter a forbidden affair. The families’ reactions to this result in murder, betrayal and heartbreak. Faced with banishment and separation the two youngsters hatch a drastic plan with terrible consequences… Can love truly conquer all?

With Elizabethan costume, music, dance and action from the outset,  jealousy, comedy, murder, banishment and the most famous balcony in the history of theatre! Settle back and be swept up in the romance, the drama and the passion of Romeo and Juliet brought to you by the Lord Chamberlain's men - an all-male cast!

Tickets: Adult £15, Child (2-16) £10, Family £45 (2 adults and 2 children)

Click here to book online, or telephone our Ticket Office on 01328 713111

Terms and Conditions

Click here for full terms and conditions for events.

Child tickets are valid for ages 2 - 16 years.

If you require your tickets to be posted, we will use the Royal Mail’s Recorded Delivery service. The cost of administration and postage of £2.00 will be applied to your order. We are unable to post tickets within seven days of the production date. For tickets purchased within seven days of the production, arrangements can be made for collection by telephoning 01328 713111 in advance. Alternatively tickets can be collected at the door on the day of the production.

 

 
 
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