Hobson’s Choice

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The hilarious trials and tribulations of bombastic boot-shop owner Henry Horatio Hobson and his three uppity daughters in 1880’s Salford.

When Hobson teases his eldest, and most headstrong, daughter Maggie about being past the marrying age, she promptly retaliates by marrying his best boot-hand, Willie Mossop, and setting up a rival shop. Hobson’s future looks uncertain. As a battle of wills ensues between father and daughter, can the hapless Willie triumph?

This timeless tale never fails to amuse and entertain in equal measure.


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STAMFORD SHAKESPEARE
SEASON 2017

One of Europe's finest open air theatres

The Stamford Shakespeare Company present an annual season of plays in June, July and August at Rutland Open Air Theatre in the grounds of historic Tolethorpe Hall.

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BOOK TICKETS ONLINE

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Book tickets 24 hours a day on our secure online box office. Alternatively, call the box office on 01780 756133 (9.30am-8pm, Mon-Sat)

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DINING AT
TOLETHORPE HALL

Making the most of your theatre night out

Enjoy a pre-performance buffet meal in the charming dining rooms of historic Tolethorpe Hall. You can choose from a varied selection of starters, carved meats, fresh fish, savoury flans and salads.

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WHAT OUR VISITORS SAY

"I laughed all the way through. A very uplifting experience. Tom jones"
Lynne

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"I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the matinee performance of Romeo and Juliet."
Emma

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"I have been a huge fan of Tolethorpe for many years and last nights performance of Henry V was outstandingly good"
Elizabeth

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"We hugely enjoyed our evening including a rattling good performance of Hamlet."
Richard Todd OBE

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