Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Regents Park

Overview

Times

The theatre's season usually runs May-September. Individual show times vary.

Duration

Varies but never more than three hours.

Age

Age restrictions vary, depending on the show. Information about age restrictions can be found on each show when booking.

Accessibility

Please contact venue

Location

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Address
Regents Park
London
NW1 4NU
Telephone:
0844 8264242
Public transport:
Tube: The theatre is a 10-minute walk from Baker Street Tube station on the Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee and Metropolitan lines.

About

Make sure to visit the Regent's Park Open Theatre during the summer months for a unique and unforgettable theatre experience. Nestled within the picturesque Queen Mary's Gardens, this outdoor venue boasts 1,300 seats against the enchanting backdrop of lush trees.

The Regent's Park Open Theatre has become an integral part of London's summer cultural scene, attracting locals and tourists alike.Immerse yourself in the magic of outdoor theater, an experience that's truly one-of-a-kind.

Excitingly, this year marks a special occasion as the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens its doors in Spring for the first time in 92 years, presenting an exclusive family production of the heartwarming Bear Snores On. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to enjoy outdoor theatre earlier in the year.

Where is Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre?

Located within Regent’s Park, the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is a 10-minute walk from Baker Street Tube station on the Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee and Metropolitan lines.

When is the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre taking place?

The 2024 season at the Regent's Park Open Theatre runs from 23 March to 21 September, kicking off this spring with the heartwarming Bear Snores On (23 Mar-21 Apr). Later this summer, the program showcases Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night (3 May-8 Jun) where you can save up to 38% with the Spring Theatre Sale, followed by a children's favourite of Roald Dahl's The Enormous Crocodile (17 May-8 Jun).

Continuing the celebration of theatre in all its forms, the program includes The Secret Garden (15 Jun-20 Jul), a play that beautifully captures the essence of nature. And to top it all off, the ever-popular musical Fiddler on the Roof (27 Jul-21 Sep) will grace the stage promising an unforgettable finale to a season filled with the best of theatre.

The Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park is filled with spectators at night watching one of the performances programmed.

What is the 2024 program?

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 2024 program includes a variety of performances, including classic plays, puppetry, modern adaptations, and musicals. 

This year features five shows, from a Shakespeare classic tale of love, grief, and hope against the backdrop of the mediterranean sun with Twelfth Night, to discovering what nature can bring to a lonely girl in search of purpose with The Secret Garden- expect to see mesmerising decors unleashing the power of storytelling.

For family favourites... see your little ones reveal into the magic of another Roald Dahl adaptation with The Enormous Crocodile, where puppetry brings animals of all size and colours to life. Or see Bear Snores On and follow the adventures of a little mouse seeking refuge away from the winter cold, a heartwarming tale promise of adventures and wonderful friendships ahead.

Delight with the return of the highly popular Fiddler on the Roof, a brand new production of this smash-hot musical following a proud father abiding to strict traditions opposed to his daughters following the appeal of modernity. Belly laughs guaranteed!

 

How long is each show?

The running time of each show varies, but none are more than three hours. Check the running time of the show when booking your ticket.

How can I book tickets?

You can book your tickets for the 2024 season of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre with Visit London. Ticket prices available sears can be seen when viewing the seating map.

Are there any age restrictions?

Age restrictions vary, depending on the show. Information about age restrictions can be found on each show when booking. For some productions, it is up to the parents to decide the suitability of the show for their child.

What food and drink options are available?

The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre offers a variety of dining options:

  • Covered Dining: One of the most popular pre-show dining options at Regent's Park, choose to dine on the terrace overlooking the bar and sample an exclusive menu with this private dining experience. Start with a selection of amuse-bouches before the show and treat yourself to a selection of sweet treats during the interval. Booking in advance is highly recommended as this experience tends to sell out quickly.
  • Picnic hampers: The theatre offers pre-order picnic hampers that you can enjoy before the show or during the interval.
  • The Grill: Visit this pop-up restaurant for a variety of grilled food, salads, sides, and desserts. The Grill is located in the theatre's courtyard and is open before the show.
  • The Pizza Oven: Enjoy a selection of freshly cooked 12-inch pizzas before the show, or you can choose to go for a slice. The Pizza Oven is not open at the interval or post show. 

Please note: Dining options may vary depending on the show and the season. Check the theatre's website for up-to-date information on dining options for a specific performance.

Prices

Adult ticket From £17.85 per ticket

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