A Midsummer
Night's Dream

The woodland backdrop of the Tolethorpe stage provides the perfect setting for William Shakespeare’s most magical of plays

The Recruiting Officer

George Farquhar’s rollicking romp and the most popular play of the 18th century

Sense and
Sensibility

Jane Austen’s Regency-era rollercoaster of comedy and romance

A Monster
Calls

TYD Theatre Makers return to bring you this dazzling story of love, life and healing

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What's on at Tolethorpe 2024

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The woodland backdrop of the Tolethorpe stage provides the perfect setting for Shakespeare’s most spellbinding of plays. As twilight descends, the theatre transforms into a late Edwardian realm of magic…

June - July 2024

The Recruiting Officer

The Recruiting Officer

Step into the vibrant world of The Recruiting Officer, a rollicking romp and the most popular play of the 18th Century. Follow the misadventures of womanising Captain Plume and his…

June & August 2024

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

The original romantic comedy from the master of the genre. When their family faces financial hardship and social upheaval, the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, must confront their contrasting approaches…

July - August 2024

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

Conor has the same dream every night, ever since his mother first fell ill. But tonight is different. He awakes at seven minutess past midnight and there's a monster at…

July 2024

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About Us

Tolethorpe Hall overlooks the attractive Rutland countryside and is home to the Stamford Shakespeare Company. Find out more about this historic building’s 1000 year history, and how it came to be the heart of a theatre company.

Join Us

There are many ways to get involved with us here at Tolethorpe. Every year we hold open auditions to join the Stamford Shakespeare Company, but there’s also plenty to do offstage. From backstage crew work, to lighting and sound, helping in the wardrobe department or around the grounds, there are always ways for you to join in.

Restaurant

New for 2024 – The Fig Tree at Tolethorpe

Focussing on local produce and exceptional quality