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Newark Castle Shows

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The Further Adventures of Dr Dolittle
Thursday August 5, 3.30pm. £16.00, £10.00 Child, £45.00 Family. At Newark Castle.

Following the phenomenal success of 2018's tour of The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, Illyria is delving back into Hugh Lofting's amazing stories to bring you a brand-new musical adaptation of the Doctor's FURTHER adventures with Jip the Dog, Dab Dab the Duck, Gub Gub the Pig and Polynesia the Parrot.Where in the world will they go? Will they even stay on this world?! Which new animals will they help along the way? Will the Rats still have pithy observations to make? Is Gub Gub still dreaming about cake?The FURTHER Adventures of Doctor Dolittle features a fully orchestrated score, amazing puppets and a plethora of songs that our audiences will be singing along to for years to come, all in the beautiful grounds of Newark Castle.
05/08/2021 15:30
Teddy Bears Picnic
Wednesday August 11

At time of the show going on sale, this performance will be taking place with social distancing maintained for your safety. As part of our social distancing measures, tickets for this show are being sold as a group, who will be allocated a space on the day of the show. The options for these groups are four and six. Please ensure that everyone in your booking group is within the same household or bubble

Group of up to 6 £25.00, Group of up to 4 £20.00

Horrible Histories - Gorgeous Georgians & Vile Victorians
Monday August 16, 2pm & 5.30pm. £18.00 Adults, £16.00 Concession, £60.00 Family. At Newark Castle.

We all want to meet people from history! The trouble is everyone is dead!
So it’s time to prepare for Horrible Histories live on stage in Newark Castle’s grounds with the acclaimed production of Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians! Are you ready to swing with a Georgian king? Can you see eye to eye with Admiral Nelson? Does the Duke of Wellington get the boot? Dare you dance the Tyburn jig? Will you be saved by Florence Nightingale? Find out what a baby farmer did and move to the groove with party Queen Victoria!  Don’t miss this horrible history of Britain with the nasty bits left in!
She Stoops To Conquer
Friday August 20, £15.00, £14.00 Concessions, £7 Children. At Newark Castle.

It's the 18th century.  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!  Set against the increasingly chaotic proceedings of one very long night, 'She Stoops to Conquer' is a delightful romantic romp filled with ludicrous misunderstanding, mischief and mayhem.  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, even bigger dresses, and where fops and foolery abounds!
20/08/2021 19:30
The Tempest
Wednesday August 25, 7pm. £15.00, £12.00 Concession, £48 Family. At Newark Castle.

Prospero conjures a storm and torments the survivors of a shipwreck, including his treacherous brother, Antonio. Meanwhile his slave, Caliban, plots to rid himself of his master but is thwarted by Prospero’s spirit-servant Ariel. Ferdinand then falls in love with Prospero’s daughter Miranda. Will Prospero grant Ariel her freedom and be restored to his dukedom? Will Ferdinand and Miranda’s love overcome all? Folksy’s wonderful production is filled with live music, colourful characters, enchantment and a little touch of magic.
25/08/2021 19:00
Wind In The Willows - Castle
Thursday August 26, £13.50, £10.00 Concessions, £45 Family. At Newark Castle.

Join Mole, Ratty, Toad and Badger on a wild adventure filled with motorcar madness, wicked weasels, exciting escapes and plenty of messing about in boats. The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company put their own anarchic spin Kenneth Grahame’s classic countryside caper. Frantically feral fun for the whole family in the stunning grounds of Newark Castle.
Pride & Prejudice
Thursday September 2, £13.50, £10.00 concessions, £45.00 Family. At Newark Castle.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen’s witty and romantic masterpiece is one of the best-loved stories of all time, dealing with the most important questions in life… Will Mrs Bennett manage to offload her numerous daughters in record time? Will Lizzy and Darcy actually get together? Will creepy Mr Collins just go away please? Join The Pantaloons this summer at Newark Castle for this delightfully innovative and hilarious new adaptation.
02/09/2021 19:00