Open Air

Regent's Park, London, NW1 4NU GB

A Midsummer Nights Dream

A Midsummer Nights Dream Tickets

5/5 - based on 20 reviews Tickets from £25.00 Show Closed
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About A Midsummer Nights Dream

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Performance Times
Mon - 19:45
Tue - 19:45
Wed - 19:45
Thu 14:15 19:45
Fri - 19:45
Sat 14:15 19:45
Sun - -
A Midsummer Nights Dream description

Shakespeare's fantastical fable of desire, confusion, jealousy and growing up.

"Lord, what fools these mortals be!"

Through live music, playful adventure and physical invention, see the lovers' world transformed into a place of magic, laughter and healing, as we journey into the woods.

Tickets are non-refundable in the event of cancellation because of the weather but may be exchanged in accordance with the Weather Policy.

A Midsummer Nights Dream reviews

5 out of 5 based on 20 reviews

What to expect:


Recommended for:

Anyone (80%)
Families (80%)
Teenagers (85%)
Couples (95%)
Theatregoers (100%)
Latest customer reviews
Walliams & Sheridan shine!

Reviewed on 17 November 2013 by

Amazing cast, amazing performance

Reviewed on 17 November 2013 by


We really enjoyed the show they made it easy to follow the story line

Reviewed on 11 November 2013 by


Terrific show. David Walliams was amazing.

Reviewed on 07 November 2013 by


Reviewed on 06 November 2013 by

Truely spectacular Show,

The show was very enjoyable, the staff so friendly, the theatre was old world charm, very special. Came from Ireland. I have seen this play and it was overly professional in their speech it was interesting and enjoyable I would highly recommend this show for a wonderful evening, David Walliams off course was uniquely funny . The actors were amazing, Thank you.

Reviewed on 02 November 2013 by

Living the Dream!

This production of The Dream was exceptional. Sheridan Smith, David Walliams and Katherine Kingsley deserve special mention, although everyone was excellent. Loved every minute of it, particularly the spliff loving fairies! Go and see it!

Reviewed on 26 October 2013 by

A Great Show!

If you're not a Shakespeare fan and don't think you'll get it this is the production to see. The acting and interpretation was so good it made it easy to understand, incredibly enjoyable and included moments of absolute hilarity. And of course David Walliams' Bottom is a must see!

Reviewed on 24 October 2013 by

Midsummer's Night Dream at its very best

An excellent production. David Walliams was perfect as Bottom bringing out all the comedy in the original words. He has superb timing. The 4 actors playing the lovers were excellent. Sheridan Smith as Titania was very good but the part does not really rate the "star" publicity given to her. On e weakness I felt was Padraic Delaney as Oberon/ Theseus who never really rose to the parts and came across as very wooden. Excellent portrayal of Puck by Richard Demsey.All school children studying the play should have the opportunity of seeing a production like this. Shakeseare at its best.

Reviewed on 21 October 2013 by

Fantastic show full of laughs

Reviewed on 13 October 2013 by

Wicked night out

Sheridan Smith and David Walliams were excellent - a really good interpretation of a Shakespeare classic. I have booked to go again!!

Reviewed on 01 October 2013 by

David Walliams camps up his bottom!

I tried to do some 'homework' before attending this show so that I knew the basic storyline, characters etc. However, life took over and that didn't happen! Thankfully due to the fantastic acting the story unfolded and I enjoyed every minute. The set was so clever and the costumes original. Well done to the cast - a truly memorable afternoon.

Reviewed on 27 September 2013 by

Worth seeing

It is a fast paced and vivacious show. sheridan Smith is fantastic as Titania as our the actors taht play the four young lovers. Unfortunately David Walliams just plays Frankie Howerd.

Reviewed on 19 September 2013 by

Absolutely brilliant

Reviewed on 15 September 2013 by


Loved this version of MND !!

Reviewed on 13 September 2013 by


A really stunning and accessible production. My twelve year old daughter loved it.

Reviewed on 10 September 2013 by

04 Jul
Marian Pashley

Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

by Marian Pashley | Thursday, July 4 2019, 14:43

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Open Air Theatre I love the open air theatre in Regent's Park, it is one of London's special places, even when it rains. To see a production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM on a balmy midsummer night, in a forest (well, the trees do cradle the stage) when so much of its action takes place in such a setting, is a real treat. When the production is also visually striking and the actors not only excellent Shakespearean performers but able to punch the humour to the front of their performance, well, you are really onto a winner.

Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre