Theatre by the Lake

”The most friendly, & beautifully located theatre in Britain” The Independant

Set just a short stroll from Derwentwater on the edge of Keswick, amid the magnificent western fells of the Lake District (and just a few minutes walk from Grassmoor guest house). TBLT has two stages, a 400-seat Main House and 100-seat Studio;  presenting up to nine of in house productions of classic, modern and new plays throughout the year.

Aiming to produce a new play every year whilst the Christmas plays have become firm favourites with family audiences TBLT has the highest standards of production and design often winning multi-star reviews from national and local critics.

The theatre hosts a variety of festivals and visiting companies and is open for 52 weeks each year.

Don’t forget to ask us about the Ambassador scheme in which our guests are entitled to discounted tickets.

 

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  • Theatre by the Lake production 
AFTER THE DANCE
by Terence Rattigan
directed by Philip Wilson
    Theatre by the Lake production AFTER THE DANCE by Terence Rattigan directed by Philip Wilson
  • Theatre by the Lake production 
HANDBAGGED
by Moira Buffini
directed by 
Liz Stevenson
    Theatre by the Lake production HANDBAGGED by Moira Buffini directed by Liz Stevenson
  • Theatre by the Lake production 
MISS JULIE
by August Strindberg
adapted by Howard Brenton
directed by Tom Littler
    Theatre by the Lake production MISS JULIE by August Strindberg adapted by Howard Brenton directed by Tom Littler
  • Theatre by the Lake production 
AS YOU LIKE IT
by William Shakespeare
directed by Kate Saxon
    Theatre by the Lake production AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare directed by Kate Saxon