PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
By Jane Austen
Illyria’s production of Jane Austen’s glorious social comedy attracted sell-out audiences for a total of six years. It toured throughout the UK and Europe, attracted nationwide critical acclaim.
In a whirlwind of balls, dinners and very eligible officers, Lizzy Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy stand alone as the only sane, thoughtful people – and they hate each other! Or do they? Can she see beyond his pride, and can he overcome her prejudice, in order to achieve happiness?
If your idea of Jane Austen is stuffy costume drama then this sparkling adaptation may make you change your mind. Bring a picnic and have a ball as the irrepressible Illyria sharpen their claws to bring you Jane Austen at her vibrant best!
Please bring your own seating –blankets or chairs, and dress appropriately for the weather.
BOOK ONLINE or call 01455 290429
Doors open 6pm for a 7pm start, our tea rooms will be open for refreshments!
Child: £10 (Under 3s Free)
Concession: £14 (Seniors, Students)
Family Ticket (2A+2C): £48
Running time (approx): 2hrs 20min (including 20 minute interval)
Suitable for ages 8+
Illyria was created in 1991, and ever since has delighted audiences the length and breadth of the UK, and in the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France, the United States and Canada.
Illyria has also won 4 international “Best Performance” awards and attracted numerous “5-star” and “Critics’ Choice” reviews for the lively clarity of its approach to Shakespeare’s plays, the high quality of its shows for Families and the refreshing originality of its English classics adaptations and Gilbert & Sullivan performances.
Illyria’s mission is simply stated: to create a varied programme of outstandingly enjoyable theatre and to make it available for everyone to see.
Illyria has given more performances to more people across a wider area than any other open air touring theatre company, its presence dominates the sector and its standards set the bar high. Illyria works closely with the Equity to ensure that all its actors are paid a fair living wage and treated with the respect and dignity they deserve.
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