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Theatre in the Gardens

Bring low backed seating, picnic, extra clothing and escape to the atmospheric and beautiful setting of Sheffield Botanical Gardens to experience magical tales of intrigue and passion.

Heartbreak Productions have toured nationally for 25 years and are considered one of the ground breakers in outdoor theatre. Their shows shine a light on the classics from a new perspective and their style is ever adaptable and always high quality. Ultimately, they aim to tell stories that inspire, entertain, challenge and help us come to a better understanding of human beings and how we can live together.

Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” is on Thursday 15th – Sunday 18th June. “The Secret Garden” is scheduled for Friday 23rd June – Sunday 25th June. “Northanger Abbey” is scheduled on Friday 14th July – Sunday 16th with “Murder on the Terrace” scheduled for Friday 28th July – Sunday 30th July.

The Pantaloons is a young, vibrant theatre company whose style draws from a wide variety of popular theatre traditions from commedia dell’arte and clowning to stand-up comedy and silent movies.

In their theatre, your imagination is just as important as theirs. The August 2017 production is “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on Thursday 24th August and Friday 25th August at 7.00 pm. Book online at

Please see Listings for more details.