Here are some upcoming events which be of interest to Marlowe Society members. If you would like to list your event, please contact Denham Thompson.

  • The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Robin Hood and his Merry Men steal from the rich to give to the poor striking fear in the hearts of the wealthy as they travel through Sherwood Forest. Please bring your own picnic blankets or low-backed seats to sit on. The show will only be cancell...

    July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Wollaton Hall
  • Pirates of Penzance

    With hilarious drama, sharp satire and glittering wit, Pirates of Penzance packs a musical punch with memorable songs including I Am A Pirate King, Modern Major General and A Policeman’s Lot is Not a Happy One. Please bring your own picnic blan...

    July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Newstead Abbey
  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is Ernest doesn’t exist….or does he? Please bring your own picnic blankets or low-backed seats to sit on. The show will only be cancelled if it is ...

    July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Wollaton Hall
  • Dr Dolittle

    Dr John Dolittle starts out as a human doctor, but once taught to talk to animals by his wise old parrot Polynesia becomes the most celebrated veterinary doctor in England. A funny, much-loved and exciting adventure. Please bring your own picnic blan...

    July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Wollaton Hall
  • As You Like It

    “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players…” Welcome to the Forest of Arden, a world of clowns, lovers, runaways and rebels. Please bring your own picnic blankets or low-backed seats to sit on. The show will only be ca...

    August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Newstead Abbey
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Be transported on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Please bring your o...

    August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Newstead Abbey
  • Tamburlaine

    Absolute Power at its Most Terrifyingly Violent A portrait of power at its most charismatic and violent, Tamburlaine was one of the first big hits of the English stage. Tamburlaine is a poor shepherd who rises to power to live out his blood-soaked fa...

    August 16 - December 1 at Swan Theatre
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles

    Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone prevent the same fate befalling the young Sir Henry Baskerville? The original and greatest literary detective of them all, Sherlock Holmes, and his assistant Doctor Watson, tackle the most baffling case ...

    August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Wollaton Hall
  • The Midnight Gang – 31st August

    When everyone else is sleeping, the Midnight Gang gather in the middle of the night in the name of magic, mischief and memory making. Join Heartbreak Productions in the adaptation of the bestseller by David Walliams. Please bring your own picnic blan...

    August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Newstead Abbey
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside, a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the world’s greatest detective. Please bring your own picnic blankets or low-backed seats to sit on. The show will only be cancelled if it is conside...

    September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Wollaton Hall
  • The Jew Of Malta

    The Jew of Malta is one of Christopher Marlowe’s lesser known plays. This may be because of its strange amalgam of tragedy and fiercely black comedy. In many ways it was ahead of its time and today reads more like a Quentin Tarantino script where v...

    October 5 @ 7:30 pm - October 14 @ 7:30 pm at Manoel Theatre – Valletta