Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost

Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile…

Set in the Oxford of 1895, this witty new production of Shakespeare’s enchanting comedy captures the perfect English Summer.  Croquet on the lawn, Cricket in the Parks, lazy afternoons beside the river and romantic intrigues everywhere you turn. 

This timeless tale of students falling in and out love is one that will delight audiences of all ages.

The company that has entertained local audiences in recent years with acclaimed productions of Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing and Pride and Prejudice returns once more to the gardens of Trinity College, in the heart of Oxford – the perfect backdrop for Shakespeare’s delightful romantic comedy.

With a production history dating over 60 years, Oxford Theatre Guild has staged some of the city’s most memorable open-air performances, and this year’s promises to be no exception.

Summer Shakespeare in an Oxford college garden – not to be missed.

Duration: 2 hours 20mins with interval

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Group bookings: Buy 7 tickets get the next 1 free. 

This is an outdoor production, please dress warmly. Blankets are available for hire. Chairs with backs (no cushions) are provided. The performance will be on a raised stage. There is no lower age limit for attendance but parents are advised to accompany younger children.

An alternative indoor venue with reduced capacity is available in the event of rain. Refunds or tickets for other nights will be offered to any audience members who cannot be accommodated. No picnics allowed in the garden but refreshments for sale on site. Please contact company if there any additional access requirements

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