This summer The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, with a history stretching back to William Shakespeare himself, present the sparkling comedy, As You Like It. Tickets for this highlight of the summer calendar throughout the country are on sale now.

Following last year’s hugely successful tour of Macbeth, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, leading proponents of open air theatre for more than 15 years, return with a joyous and celebratory production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. The production premieres at the Brighton Festival in late May before playing at the Hay Festival and the Salisbury International Arts Festival in early June then embarking on an extensive summer tour concluding in early September. Full tour dates and details are available on www.tlcm.co.uk

Over the summer months the company will perform in the gardens and grounds of some of the UK’s most significant, historically important and visually stunning castles, cathedrals and stately homes including: Harewood House,East Riddlesden Hall, Newby House and Gardens in our area. Visiting almost 70 venues in 15 weeks there will be somewhere for everyone, but advance booking is highly recommended.

For this unique theatrical experience, audiences are encouraged to bring a chair, a picnic and a glass of something chilled as the show promises to be another authentic, excellent and magical treat from the company that brought you 2020’s sell-out smash production of Macbeth.

Acclaimed for their stylish and accessible productions The Lord Chamberlain’s Men have been wowing audiences throughout the country and internationally in their trademark style since 2004. Continually raising the bar for standards in open air theatre they have gone from strength to strength. 

With Authenticity, Excellence and Magic as the watchwords of the company, audiences new and old can expect a summer treat in the fresh air of a great British summer, as The Lord Chamberlain’s Men bring their own special brand of all male Shakespeare to venues throughout the country. Don’t miss this brilliant company perform Shakespeare as he first saw it; all male, in the open air and with Elizabethan costume, music and dance.

This open air production is ‘See it Safely’ compliant and will adhere to government and industry COVID safety guidance, ensuring every effort is made to protect audiences and company members at all times.

As You Like It is at Harewood House on 16th June, East Riddlesden Hall on 17th August and Newby Hall and Gardens on 19th August. All performances start at 7.00pm.

(pic by Jack Orford)

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