All-male cast to retell classic love story at Holkham

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Holkham Hall will stage an inspired retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers on Wednesday, a production with a difference featuring an all-male cast.

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men perform this great love story, which for 400 years has gripped audiences with its perfect blend of passion, excitement and heart-stopping thrills, from 7pm.

Romeo and Juliet is the tale of two feuding families in Verona, two young lovers, driven by youthful passion and blind love, enter into a forbidden affair.

The families’ reactions to this result in murder, betrayal and heartbreak. Faced with banishment and separation, the two youngsters hatch a drastic plan with terrible consequences. Can love truly conquer all?

With Elizabethan costume, music, dance and action from the outset, jealousy, comedy, murder, banishment and the most famous balcony in the history of theatre.

Settle back and be swept up in the romance, the drama and the passion of Romeo and Juliet brought to you by The Lord Chamberlain’s Men – in an all-male cast.

Tickets cost £15 for adults and £10 for children aged two to 16. Family tickets for two adults and two children available for £45. Go to to book, or call the box office on 01328 713111.