What's on at Tolethorpe 2024
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
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
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
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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.
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.
New for 2023 – The Bistro at Tolethorpe Hall
Focussing on local produce and exceptional quality