February Half Term at The Dukes

Half term is just around the corner and here at The Dukes Lancaster we've got a whole host of things to do throughout the week that are perfect for children and families. Whether you want theatre or film, we're sure you'll find something that fits the bill. Family Theatre No...

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Sweet Half Term Treats For Families

The kids might have only just returned to school after Christmas but half-term is on the horizon and we’ve got plenty to keep them entertained. On February 16, we will be hosting two performances of Stripey Honey…Is Very Yummy! And on February 20, there’s three performances of Rabbit Girl &...

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Helen Longworth(Captain Hook) and Jason Patel(Tootles) in a scene from The Dukes production of Peter Pan which ends on January 5.

Helen Has Audiences Hooked!

Our Captain Hook – Helen Longworth – is proving a particular hit as Peter Pan continues its run in The Round and she’s relishing her baddie role. “I don’t get to play these sort of roles very often and I’m loving every moment,” said Helen. As well as playing Captain Hook,...

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Peter Pan (Gareth Morgan) and Captain Hook (Helen Longworth) in a scene from The Dukes production of Peter Pan which runs from November 23-January 5.

Peter Pan About To Take Off!

We’re so excited that Peter Pan is flying into The Round this Friday. And here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store for those of you who’ve already booked your tickets to Neverland for a show that’s promising fairy dust, flight and catchy songs. Fans of last year’s festive production...

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Peter Pan Cast Fly In!

We’re excited to report that the cast of Peter Pan have flown in today! Helen Longworth and Dora Rubinstein will be familiar to those of you who came along to last year’s production of Aladdin and they will be joined by Dukes newbies, Gareth Morgan, Jason Patel and Henry Mettle....

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The Astonishing Vacuum Cleaner Adventure is at The Dukes in October

Show To Sweep Families Off Their Feet

Our very own Artistic Director, Sarah Punshon has written a family show which sweeps into The Dukes this October. The Astonishing Vacuum Cleaner Adventure aims to inspire the next generation of problem-solvers and is an interactive show aimed at children aged 7-10 and their grown-ups. Performed in The Round, the...

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The Enormous Turnip arrives at The Dukes on September 29

Turn Up For The Enormous Turnip

Seedlings aged 3-10 are invited to pull The Enormous Turnip out of the ground before it takes over our theatre on September 29. This re-potted version of the famous children’s story kicks off our new family theatre season with two performances at 1.30pm and 4pm and a chance to meet...

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Our Swashbuckling Summer Begins!

We’re excited to report that our Three Musketeers have arrived! Athos, Porthos and Aramis have already been spotted in Williamson Park alongside the other characters who’ll be entertaining audiences from July 3-August 18. Although most of our cast have appeared at The Dukes before, none have ventured outside with us....

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