Last Chance to see Peter Pan

The critically acclaimed production of Peter Pan which opened the 2015 season at Regents Park Open Air Theatre, must end its limited run on 14 June.

George Llewelyn Davies, killed in action in WW1, was one of the children who inspired this iconic character. Remembering him and a generation of lost boys, Timothy Sheader and Liam Steel’s‘stunning, moving, definitive production of J.M. Barrie’s play is not to be missed’ Andrzej Lukowski, TIME OUT.  

Alongside Hiran Abeysekera in the title role is David Birrell as Captain Hook, Beverly Rudd as Smee,Kae Alexander (Wendy), and Rachel Donovan (Tinker Bell).

Rehearsal images released for The Seagull

The Seagull (with logo). Credit Hugo Glendinning..jpgRegent’s Park Open Air Theatre has today released rehearsal images for Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull,which plays at the theatre from 19 June – 11 July.

Celebrated as one of the most important plays of the nineteenth century, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have commissioned a new version by Torben Betts to mark the 120th Anniversary of Chekhov’s original play.

Janie Dee will star as Irina Arkadina, with Sabrina Bartlett as Nina and Matthew Tennyson as Konstantin. They will be joined by Tara D’Arquian as Natasha, Lisa Diveney as Masha, Tom Greaves as Yakov, Colin Hoult as Simon Medviedenko, Fraser James as Ilia Shamraev, Lisa Palfrey as Paulina Andreevna, Ian Redford as Peter Sorin, Alex Robertson as Boris Trigorin and Danny Webb as Eugene Dorn.

Janie Dee as Irina Arkadina. Photo Johan Persson..jpgDirected by Matthew Dunster and with set design by Jon Bausor, The Seagull will have Movement Direction by Charlotte Broom, Lighting Design by Philip Gladwell, Sound Design by Christopher Shuttand casting by Julia Horan and Lotte Hines.

Matthew Tennyson, Matthew Dunster and Sabrina Bartlett. Photo Johan Persson..jpgAs guests assemble at a country house for the staging of an avant-garde open air play, artistic temperaments ignite a more entertaining drama behind the scenes, with romantic jealousies, self-doubt and the ruthless pursuit of happiness confusing lives, loves and literature.

Following on from J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan and The Seagull at Regent’s Park Open Theatre will be Seven Brides for Seven Brothers which will see director Rachel Kavanaugh reunite the creative team behind the theatre’s award-winning production of The Sound of Music. Lord of the Flies will then bring this year’s season to a close from 3 – 12 September before embarking on a nationwide tour.



Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 2015 season:

Box Office: 0844 826 4242
Online Bookings:

J.M. Barrie’s
Peter Pan
Directed by Timothy Sheader and Liam Steel
15 May – 14 June 2015
Performances: Tue – Sun (7.45pm); matinees Thurs, Sat & Sun (2.15pm)
By arrangement with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

The Seagull
By Anton Chekhov
In a new version by Torben Betts
Directed by Matthew Dunster
19 June – 11 July 2015
First preview: 19 June
Press night: 24 June (7.45pm)
Performances: Mon – Sat (7.45pm); matinees Thurs & Sat (2.15pm)
No matinee on 20 June

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David S. Landay
Music by Gene De Paul   Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
New songs by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
Based on the MGM Film and The Sobbin’ Women by Stephen Vincent Benét
Directed by Rachel Kavanaugh
16 July – 29 August 2015
First preview: 16 July
Press night: 23 July
Performances: Mon – Sat (7.45pm); matinees Thurs & Sat (2.15pm)
No matinee on 16 July

William Golding’s
Lord of the Flies
Adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams
Directed by Timothy Sheader
3 September – 12 September 2015
Performances: Mon – Sun (7.45pm); matinees Weds, Thurs & Sat (2.15pm)
No matinee on 3 September


Peter Pan, The Seagull and Lord of the Flies
£25 – £48.50
(Premium Seats £60, including best seat, programme and glass of wine)

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
£25 – £52.50
(Premium Seats £65, including best seat, programme and glass of wine)

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