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Beauty and the Beast at Wimpole Estate

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer for a brand-new telling of this classic fairy tale. This rollicking new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast is perfect for all the family!

  • 17th August 2024 - 17th August 2024
  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer for a brand-new telling of this classic fairy tale. When an arrogant prince is cursed to live as a hideous beast, his only hope is a kindly young woman in search of a rose. Featuring a delightful cast of specially crafted puppets, lively original songs and sparkling humour, Chapterhouse Theatre Company’s rollicking new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast is perfect for all the family!

Chapterhouse Theatre Company produces critically acclaimed UK and international tours, specialising in Shakespeare, classic literature adaptations, and family shows. Originally founded to tour outdoor productions of Shakespeare in 1999, they have continued to grow and thrive. The new year marks the company’s 25th anniversary of touring theatre, which celebrates a quarter-century of incredible shows including outdoor theatre, music concerts, a yearly Christmas tour including performances at The British Museum, and bi-annual theatre tours of China.

The company have performed at the UK and Ireland’s most stunning historic venues, working with the likes of The National Trust and English Heritage as well as many cathedrals and stately homes to bring classic stories to life into the perfect setting. Chapterhouse strives to create a unique experience whilst continuing to bring joy to new and returning audiences every year.

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In 1958, a group of engineering students managed to hoist an Austin Seven car onto the roof of Senate House, with the help of some clever calculations. It took the university a week to remove it – and will surely go down in history as one of the boldest student pranks ever!