Grimm Tales: Witches, Wolves, Fairies and Frogs at Williamson Park

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Grimm Tales: Witches, Wolves, Fairies and Frogs at Williamson Park
Image courtesy of The Dukes Lancaster/ Williamson Park.

Grimm Tales: Witches, Wolves, Fairies and Frogs at The Dukes, Lancaster 27 July — 22 August 2021 Tickets from £20.00 — Book now

Following a two-year absence, outdoor walkabout theatre will return to Williamson Park this summer. Promising to be a magical open-air extravaganza; the shades and glades of Williamson Park will provide an atmospheric setting for Grimm Tales: Witches, Wolves, Fairies and Frogs.

The shades and glades of Williamson Park will provide an atmospheric setting for Grimm Tales.

Head into the woods for this fresh and fun adaptation of the Brothers Grimm’s much-loved fairy tales. Keep up with the action and follow the drama through the park as you move from one location to another. Packed with toe-tapping tunes, dazzling costumes and wonderful set design, let the cast of spellbinding storytellers lead you through all the twists and turns of these famous tales.

Grimm Tales: Witches, Wolves, Fairies and Frogs at Williamson Park
Derek Elroy in a scene from The Dukes production of Grimm Tales in Williamson Park.

We’re thrilled that The Dukes has teamed up with Williamson Park to bring this fantastic park show to audiences for summer 2021. The Dukes has been entertaining generations of families with their summer promenade shows since 1987, attracting a total of more than half a million people. And with 2020’s show unable to go ahead due to the coronavirus pandemic – the team have been pulling out all the stops to deliver an amazing theatrical adventure for everyone to enjoy this year. In line with government restrictions and Covid-safety, there will be a reduced number of tickets on sale to support social distancing measures – early booking is highly recommended.

Head into the woods for this fresh and fun adaptation.

This witty and captivating adaptation by Andrew Pollard will be directed by Sarah Punshon,  who headed up The Dukes’ fabulous outdoor performance of The Three Musketeers in 2018. We think that Grimm Tales: Witches, Wolves, Fairies and Frogs is sure to sprinkle some magic on summer 2021 in Lancaster.

Grimm Tales: Witches, Wolves, Fairies and Frogs at The Dukes, Lancaster 27 July — 22 August 2021 Tickets from £20.00 Book now

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