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Sense and Sensibility

Absolutely brilliant the acting was fantastic. I am not one for going to the Theatre but always go... read more

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Mick G
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“Soaked” amazing performance

Theatre by the lake is a must do in Keswick. We saw Soaked in a very intimate studio. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Angela T
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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 3 days 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
Reviewed 5 days 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
Reviewed 5 days 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
Reviewed 5 days 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

Thank AnneW875
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a terrific revival of the play 'Bold Girls' which I first saw in the early 1990s. Best play I've ever seen about the lives of women in troubled Northern Ireland - or indeed in any city. The Studio theatre is an intimate place...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Single Spies is highly recommended. Both plays are thought provoking and the actors are all very good.

Thank 132businesstraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the past three years, together with friends we have enjoyed a four day break at Keswick on each occasion attending the theatre and seeing two excellent productions during this time. My wife is disabled and the staff have always been so helpful to make...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant food and staff very friendly will definitely be back.. Thank you all. Was good sitting outside looking over the lake

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Rosie C
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Response from paul t | Reviewed this property |
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Linda B
11 July 2017|
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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
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