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Guildburys Theatre Company presents: Nell Gwynn

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Guildburys Theatre Company presents: Nell Gwynn

Weds – Sat, 12–15 July

For the fourth year running, we are delighted to welcome community theatre group Guildburys to the grounds of Waverley Abbey House.

Guildburys will be performing Jessica Swale’s award-winning comedy Nell Gwynn this summer.

The story of orange seller, Nell Gwynn, is as colourful as it is true. Nell’s rise from the misery of Coal Yard Alley to become Britain’s first celebrity actress, winning the heart of the king along the way, is the stuff of dreams.

But there is a price to pay.

At a time when women are little more than possessions, can her undoubted charm and indomitable spirit protect her from the court plotters and schemers? And what will be the cost?

Performed outdoors in our beautiful grounds, Nell Gwynn promises to be a poignant yet hilarious romp, sprinkled with truth, comedy and musical delights!  

Pack a picnic, uncork the wine and toast the summer with your friends and family in the company of Nell Gwynn and the court of King Charles II.

Free guided tours of the house on Wednesday and Saturday at 6.45pm, 7.10pm and 7.30pm.

Delicious desserts are also available pre show – which one will you choose ?

Performances will be running from 12–15 July 2017. Click here to book tickets.