Stamford Shakespeare season

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

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The excellent Stamford Shakespeare Company begin their open air summer season at Tolethorpe Hall in June.

Kickstarting the month is the production of Henry V. This year marks the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt and the show will commemorate this famous victory. The first show starts on June, 2 and runs into July.

Henry V

Henry V

Tickets cost £10-£18 plus booking fee.

Romeo and Juliet will encapsulate the world’s greatest love story.

This tale of “a pair of star-crossed lovers” includes wild gypsy dancing and fortune-telling, murderous rivalry and thrilling sword fights. The first show starts on June 9, and it’s on at the end of July and through August. Tickets cost £10-£18 plus booking fee.

Based on the novel by Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, a hilarious romantic comedy, will step back in time to the fun-loving world of the 1700s. Adapted for the stage by Joan McAlpine, the production follows the life of Tom from his discovery as a babe in the bed of an honest, kind-hearted landowner, through his adolescent misdemeanours and on to the growing awareness of his attractiveness to the ladies. The first show starts on June 30 and runs into July and August. Tickets cost £10-£18 plus booking fee.

l To book, call the box office on (01780) 756133 or for more information visit www.stamfordshakespeare.co.uk