Regent's Park Open Air Theatre was established in 1932 and, at 1,240 seats, is one of London's largest playhouses. A critically acclaimed and award-winning venue, the theatre produces an annual 16-week season running from May to September, incorporating classic plays, Shakespeare and musicals, including one production each year for family audiences.
Both stage and auditorium are completely uncovered bringing a thrilling unpredictability to every performance, as well as a touch of magic as daylight surrenders to night. As popular with regular theatregoers, tourists, groups, and schools, this unique theatre experience is complimented by an array of pre-performance dining options all delivered within the enchanting theatre grounds. To many, the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is an essential part of the summer calendar.