Theatre by the Lake

‘Swallows and Amazons’ at Theatre by the Lake

Adapting a well-loved childhood classic is always a risk, but in the case of Theatre by the Lake’s Christmas production of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons, the risk pays off. Helen Edmundson’s script, directed by Stefan Escreet, brings the novel to life for a new generation, while not losing the magical and nostalgic feel of the […]

‘Twas the night before Christmas …

What, already? Well no, but the festive frenzy will be upon us all too soon and we’re teaming up with Theatre by the Lake to produce a late-night miscellany of seasonal readings in December, presented/performed by members of the cast of this year’s Christmas show, Tom’s Midnight Garden.

We’re looking for short pieces of work by Cumbrian writers to be included in the programme. Read more …