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Outdoor Theatre: She Stoops to Conquer

When? 10 August 2021
Where? Dorchester

  • Outdoor Theatre: She Stoops to Conquer

An 18th Century farce for all the family!

Set against the increasingly chaotic proceedings of one very long night, this is a delightful romantic romp filled with ludicrous misunderstanding, mischief and mayhem.

“A reserved lover, it is said, always makes a suspicious husband.” Kate Hardcastle is a young lady fixed up to meet the eligible Marlow with a view to marriage. Marlow is a young gent who is tongue-tied with the upper classes and downright lecherous with commoners. So when Marlow is tricked into believing Kate’s ancestral home is a country inn, and mistakes Kate for a lowly barmaid what could possibly go wrong?

Plenty!

So pack your picnic, rugs and chairs, pop open some bubbly and sit back and relax in the summer sunshine, while we whisk you away to the time of big wigs, and even bigger dresses; where fops and foolery abound!

Our guide to getting the best out of your time outdoors

Come prepared! – Bring whatever you need for a cosy evening. Sun shades, sun cream, hats, warm woollies, blankets, waterproofs, face mask, a waterproof lap cover (either a sheet of paper or a bin bag work well), a sleeping bag (it may seem silly, but even the warmest day can turn into the chilliest evening) and insect spray!
Bring your own seat – Low backed chairs, rugs and a cushion are always nice. Combine comfort and style!
Gather a posse – in line with current Covid restrictions! Bring friends and family (family tickets are available). The more the merrier for a fun day or night out!
Arrive Early – Pick a great spot in line with current Covid restrictions and enjoy the atmospheric surroundings
Bring a Torch – It’s very helpful to safely find your way back to the car for evening performances.
Bring a Picnic – Although refreshments are also available from an hour before each performance.

Venue: Maumbury Rings. Tickets available via the website below.

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