Upnor Castle welcomes back Boxtree Productions for another year for Outdoor Theatre – The Scarlet Pimpernel
Paris, 1792. Each day scores of the French nobility are sent to the guillotine. They are trapped in Paris. There is no escape. But rumours whisper of a league of young English gentlemen of unparalleled daring who are risking their lives to rescue aristocrats across the channel. They leave no trace behind except a note from the ‘Scarlet Pimpernel’. With original songs, spectacular sword fights and a little bit of romance, there is something for the whole family to enjoy in this exciting and swashbuckling musical adventure.
Bring a blanket, warm clothing and a picnic. Doors open at 6pm.
Tickets: Adult £14, Child (Under 16) £9.50, Under 5’s free, Family £40 (2 adults & 2 children) (booking fees apply)
Box Office: 01787 259622
Date and time details
Thursday 18 August 2016, 6.30pm
The Scarlet Pimpernel is the first novel in a series of historical fiction by Emma Orczy set during the Reign of Terror following the start of the French Revolution, first published in 1905. The novel was written after Orczy’s stage play of the same title enjoyed a long run in London and popular success in earlier in 1905, after a first run in Nottingham in 1903.