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Peter Snow

Wed 25 March When Britain burned the White House

In his compelling narrative style, Peter recounts the fast-changing fortunes of both Britain and America and examines the far-reaching consequences of this extraordinary confrontation.

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Two

Sat 21 March - Tue 14 April A celebration of the British pub and its drinkers

From the writer of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice comes a vibrant celebration of the British pub and its drinkers. Two actors play all 14 colourful characters who share their tales, both hilarious and hopeless, from opening time to last orders.

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Two's company
February 2015

This week two actors arrived in Keswick to start preparations for Theatre by the Lake’s spring show, Two by Jim Cartwright. To celebrate the beginning of rehearsals, the actors shared a toast on the set – appropriate, since the play is set in a pu

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Many ways to get in touch

By phone
To book tickets or for performance related info call our Box Office on 017687 74411 - open 9.30am until 8pm, 7 days a week. For our administration office call 017687 72282.

By Post
Write to us at: Theatre by the Lake, Lakeside, Keswick CA12 5DJ.

In person
Located on the ground floor, our Box Office is open from 9.30am until 8pm, 7 days a week.