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.
‘Our Teacher’s a Troll’ has opened! ☀️ Running until Sunday 22nd August. We’ve had so much fun welcoming everyone so far so come along and join in the fun! 🤸♀️
Tickets available via the link below:https://t.co/99oLKbAFzk
Can’t wait to see you all there! pic.twitter.com/TiHUMv5vpA
— Ruined Theatre (@Ruined_Theatre) August 14, 2021
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!