Open air family friendly theatre being held at Lesnes Abbey ruins

An open-air theatre has been set up until 22nd August at Lesnes Abbey holding a fmialy friendly daily production of Our teacher’s a Troll..

Nancy Sullivan is behind the idea. She has appeared in west end productions and Call the Midwife.

She established The Ruined Theatre company to stage the event.

Our Teacher’s A Troll is written by Dennis Kelly, who wrote Matilda The Musical.

Ruined Theatre are a non-profit organisation reliant on donations.

It is being held daily in the grounds. More details here where tickets can be booked.

Locals benefit from a discount.

The full cast includes Lilly Driscoll (In Her Strength, Cardboard Citizens; Jekyll & Hyde, ITV), Louis Gaudenico (Fiver, Southwark Playhouse; Call the Midwife, BBC), Andy Watkins (Kinky Boots, UK tour; Brexit the Musical, Edinburgh Festival) and Joanne Ferguson (The Play That Goes Wrong, West End; Emmerdale, ITV).

Lesnes Abbey is a short stroll from Abbey Wood station and a lovely area beside ancient woodland. The ruins nearby attractions are well worth a visit. I grew up locally and don’t remember anything like this as a kid, so make the most of it!


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    2 thoughts on “Open air family friendly theatre being held at Lesnes Abbey ruins

    • Excellent idea. Hopefully more outdoor productions ican be held at Lesnes Abbey ruins in the future


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