Main house

Watch It, Sailor!

Sat 28 May - Sat 5 November A rollicking northern comedy

A family wedding–day should be a time for celebration, but not in the Hornett household. The bride has already been left waiting at the altar once that morning and the sailor bridegroom is about to receive a telegram that will change everything.

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Studio

The Vertical Hour

Sat 28 May – Sat 5 November This gripping and moving play, will challenge, enthral and pitch you into passionate discussion all the way home.

Nadia Blye, an American war reporter turned Yale professor, has seen the horror of war up close. Advising President Bush as an advocate for ‘humane intervention’ in Iraq, she’s more than used to defending her divisive opinions, that is until she meets Oliver...

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Located just a stone's throw from the shores of Derwentwater, the Theatre has More...

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Helping everyone enjoy what our theatre has to offer

We have excellent facilities in place for many disabilities, ranging from wheelchair access to guide dog allowances. More...

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Fairy Tales with a Twist and Scrap Yard Sounds this Summer
July 2016

Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake has all your bases covered to keep the kids entertained this July. With imaginative shows for the younger ones as well as something more atmospheric for older teenagers, you can stop puzzling over the tricky questio

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Contact us

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.