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
Tolethorpe Youth Drama
Nestled in the heart of the countryside, Tolethorpe Youth Drama (TYD) is a magical, creative and stimulating place.
TYD provides a full, immersive programme of drama and acting training for 5 to 18 year-olds, with inspiration and imagination at its heart. TYD teachers bring a wealth of knowledge, extensive theatre experience, and a passion for teaching. Throughout the year they also hold specialist workshops, master-classes, and events led by visiting industry practitioners, in areas such as Stage-Combat, Singing, Physical Theatre, Dance, Shakespeare and TV & Film. Their innovative productions take place in a variety of local theatres and settings.
"One of the finest things to do this summer"
THE SUNDAY TIMES
"One of England's premier alfresco theatre venues."