Current Production, Summer 2014
The Whispering Wood by Lucy-Ann Martin
In the open air at Coulsdon Manor Hotel
Come into the woods with us this summer for a truly magical open air production.
Performed within a sheltered glade, we’ll take you to a time when bands of travelling players toured the realm, playing by woodland clearings and parish pumps. They brought with them age-old tales of adventure, romance, laughter and darkness.
In the whispering wood you’ll find fairies and fools; ordinary folk and fallen princesses; stolen children and murdered brides. Tales you may remember – and tales you may never have known. Still you will recognise them though. They’re amongst humankind’s oldest stories – profound, funny, thrilling or chilling.
Remember – fairytales aren’t just for children.
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We have had a wonderful first week of performances – with large audiences and dazzling sunsets.
Make sure you book your tickets now for the final five performances, all starting at 7.45pm at
Coulsdon Manor Hotel, Coulsdon Court Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2LL
- Tuesday 29 July at 7.45pm
- Wednesday 30 July at 7.45pm
- Thursday 31 July at 7.45pm
- Friday 1 August at 7.45pm
- Saturday 2 August at 7.45pm
Please book in advance to avoid disappointment. If a performance is oversubscribed, priority will be given to people with pre-booked tickets. You can book and pay for tickets by phone or online, using a credit card
Audience seating is on grass.
For comfort, please bring a rug, cushion, or garden chair to sit on. Do please also bring warm clothing for later in the evening.
The play takes place in licensed premises by kind permission of Bespoke Hotels. Out of consideration to our hosts, patrons are respectfully asked not to bring their own food or drink for consumption on the premises.
There’s a large car park. If you’re using SatNav, the full address is Coulsdon Manor Hotel, Coulsdon Court Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2LL.
For those on foot, the Hotel is just a couple of minutes walk from Coulsdon Road (B2030) and a regular 466 bus service. The 404 bus also passes by on an hourly basis. The nearest railway stations are Reedham, Smitham and Coulsdon South, but it’s a fair walk on stout legs from all of them.
You can book tickets now, or join our free advance mailing list, simply by telephoning 07709 266728. Or you can contact via the form on our contact page. We’ll gladly send you full information about our forthcoming productions.