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Theatre by the Lake

Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DJ, England
+44 17687 74411
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Sense and sensibility

What a great experience from booking to enjoying the show. So very professional and... read more

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trevor m
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Sense and sensibility

One of the best plays I have seen at TTBL-very well acted with quick character changes and an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Richard D
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Theatre by the Lake has a setting on the shores of Derwentwater no other professional theatre in Britain can match. Each year it stages up to nine of its own productions of classic, modern and new plays on its two stages and has won multi-starred reviews from national critics. It also hosts festivals of literature, jazz, film and mountains. There are lifts to all levels and wheelchair users can get to all front-of-house and backstage areas. Both auditoria have enhanced-hearing and induction loop systems.
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  • Poor1%
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Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great experience from booking to enjoying the show. So very professional and enjoyable. Great place, acoustics are excellent, location is perfect.

Thank trevor m
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the best plays I have seen at TTBL-very well acted with quick character changes and an imaginative set.Much appreciated by a full house.

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time here this evening with family. The theatre is just lovely. The acting was fantastic and the production was very cleverly done and with impeccable timing. We enjoyed this show very much and would certainly recommend it. Well done to everyone involved.

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A fantastic play, performed with energy and raw emotion. The four actors are simply perfect for their roles and the Studio lends itself brilliantly to such a performance. The subject matter is not gentle, but the characters feel warm and real.

Thank Liz1x0z
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant the acting was fantastic. I am not one for going to the Theatre but always go when I come to Keswick,( every year ).I can recommend everybody to go and watch this production, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Mick G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Theatre by the lake is a must do in Keswick. We saw Soaked in a very intimate studio. It was fabulous. Highly recommended.

Thank Angela T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go ever year to this theatre and this year the production was better than ever. The cast were all brilliant ! Well worth a visit.

Thank JOHN G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent, play, extremely well acted, which was thought-provoking and very uncomfortable at times. It must be totally exhausting for the actors to maintain the necessary carping and downright agro that's necessary at times. It hit a lot of sore spots for two people who'd...More

Thank Ferial E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see 'Sense and Sensibility' and couldn't recommend it highly enough. This was our first trip to this fantastic little theatre and I'm sure we'll be back. The actors were brilliant and we thoroughly enjoyed the performance.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to a “Jeeves and Wooster” comedy and the players gave us 150%. Oh how we laughed at the littlest asides, the Charleston the everything. Three actors played all the parts and were amazing in the truest sense. One part needed one person playing...More

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Rosie C
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Linda B
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Hi, our website has full details of those shows via our handy calendar, it details which shows are on both those days. You can choose the performances you're interested on and it routes you to find out more about each show... More
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24 March 2017|
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Hello, The theatre announced at last year's festival that they were programming five days of Jazz events from Wed 10 May until Sun 14 May in the absence of anyone coming forward to run the festival in the future. But... More
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