The Dell

Come and enjoy free open air theatre at The Dell, our outdoor stage in Avonbank Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon.

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The HandleBards perform The Comedy of Errors at The Dell.
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On weekends during June, July and August, our outdoor theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, The Dell, hosts a range of lively student, community and semi-professional productions of Shakespeare’s plays.

The Dell was launched as part of the Complete Works Festival in 2006 and has hosted more than 300 amateur theatre companies, community groups, schools, universities and professional theatre companies to growing audience numbers of all ages.

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Othello and Much Ado About Nothing, BMH Productions

Othello and Much Ado About Nothing, BMH Productions

25 August 2018

The Dell

Othello- 12 noon, 1 hour
Much Ado About Nothing- 3pm, 1 hour

Two shows, two hours, one war. The shows explore the troubling details of love, and how jealousy and envy can be both overcome – and how they can lead to disaster. Set against a war that has been inescapable for everyone, BMH explore the themes of love, death, honour and fate using music, song and dance.

This is BMH’s 11th year with the RSC Summer festival and this production is set to be one of the best yet!
Free, no booking required.

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Titus Andronicus, The Fool’s Men

Titus Andronicus, The Fool’s Men

26 August 2018

The Dell

12 noon and 3pm, 1 hour 30 minutes

With international influences, this Netherlands based theatre company bring an abridged version, focusing on making it relevant to young people today.
The Fool's Men are a young, international company who are ready to take on the world with their performance of TITUS ANDRONICUS this summer. Based in the Netherlands, the group consists of sixteen ambitious young men and women from a variety of different ages, countries, and backgrounds, that have come together to celebrate Shakespeare's way and words.

Free, no booking required.

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