Runtime: 2h 00m
As the lovesick Duke Orsino pines for the beautiful Countess Olivia, a young woman named Viola is shipwrecked and a complex love-triangle emerges. Add a raucous trio led by the mischievous Sir Toby Belch, and an explosive mix of mistaken identity, riotous disorder and gender confusion ensues. Brought into a 1930’s setting, Shakespeare’s bittersweet comedy Twelfth Night offers the perfect excuse for a picnic with friends set against Kew’s beautiful background. Join us for an evening where the air is filled with passion and poetry, music, and laughter. Director Peter Hamilton Dyer, known for his success at The Globe and Royal Shakespeare Company, comes to Kew Gardens this summer to direct an open-air production of Twelfth Night. 'It literally doesn’t get more enchanting than this' - Time Out Bring your blankets, bring your chairs, bring your picnics. Ticket includes free admission to Kew Gardens on the day of the performance. The performance takes place next to the Japanese Pagoda, which is a 2-minute walk from Lion Gate on Kew Road. There's also live pre-show music from 7pm! Please note: All ticket purchases must be done online in advance.