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Performances

The Secret Diary of Henry VIII

Sat 14 Sept 2024 | 7pm
Tickets: £16, Child: £10, Family: £45 (early bird)
Queen Mary Courtyard, Old Royal Naval College, London SE10 9NN

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Early bird ends 31 July

The Three Inch Fools present an essential guide on how to keep your head in the Tudor Court. Unexpectedly thrust into the limelight, young Henry navigates the ups and downs of courtly life, and all whilst fighting the French (again) and re-writing religion. The Fools hit the road with this brand new comedy – a mad-capped take on Britain’s most epic monarch, and those infamous wives.

Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and join us on our outdoor adventure at some of the most beautiful and historic landmarks in the UK. Come prepared for the weather – the performance will continue come rain come shine!

★★★★★ – “So entertaining…laugh-out-loud funny
★★★★★ – “One of the best Shakespeare plays I’ll ever watch” – The Bristol Post
★★★★★ – “The ultimate British theatrical experience” – Hastings Independent Press
★★★★★ – “Riotously fun. Hugely enjoyable

TICKETS

Early Bird
Adult £16.00
Child £10.00
Family £45.00

Standard
Adult £18.00
Child £10.00
Family £50.00

Plus add on a Painted Hall reduced ticket: £11.00

Please note

  • Guests will need to bring their own camping chair, low seat, or cushion as no seating is provided.
  • Check-in at the Queen Mary Colonnades from 6pm: Performances start at 7pm will be approx. 90 minutes plus interval.

THE THREE INCH FOOLS

The Three Inch Fools are an innovative touring theatre company acclaimed for their fast-paced and musically driven approach to theatre. They have built a reputation for staging bold and vibrant open-air productions at some of the UK’s most spectacular historic and natural landmarks. This summer The Fools will perform, come rain come shine, in the great British outdoors at over 80 different venues across the UK – castles, gardens, stately homes, historic barns, National Trust properties, village greens, churches, cathedrals, museums and art centres (indeed any place where four actors and an audience can fit!). The Three Inch Fools have been touring since 2015, having so far performed at over 180 venues and to almost 120,000 audience members.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US

Our Audiences:

– “Great fun for the whole family…my kids are still talking about it!
– “Stunning, authentic, original, and downright bloody awesome.
– “Totally worth getting totally soaked for!”

The Critics:

★★★★★ – “One of the best Shakespeare plays I’ll ever watch” – The Bristol Post
★★★★★ – “The ultimate British theatrical experience” – Hastings Independent Press
★★★★★ – The Wee Review
★★★★★ – thespyinthestalls.com