Whitchurch Open Air Theatre Festival – Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron

6th July 2024 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Whitchurch Conservation Group
Millenium Meadow
Whitchurch Conservation Group

Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron – is taking place at Whitchurch Open Air Theatre Festival on Sat 6 July 2024 at 11am and 3pm.

Wilhelmina and the Baron

Wilhelmina and the Baron

This original show for families introduces a new legendary figure to British drama: the ‘Swiss Robin Hood’, Wilhelm Tell, who refused to bow to a tyrant and famously had to shoot an apple off his child’s head with a crossbow as a punishment.

A fun-filled, colourful comic adventure with capers around castles, damsels in distress, a jaw-dropping joust with horse puppets, woven together with engaging storytelling and catchy original songs.

Join plucky heroine Will disguised as a knight, she rides off on her donkey Rosina to rescue her folk hero dad Wilhelm Tell from the wicked Baron Boris’s deepest darkest dungeon. Inspired by the exploits of her father and the tales of Robin Hood and Sir Lancelot, Will knows all about standing up to tyrants, but nothing has prepared her for when the Baron’s daughter Edel falls madly in love with her and wants to be rescued too. But can Will, with just pots and pans for armour and a farm donkey for a steed, rescue Edel and defeat the Big Bad Baron?

★★★★★ Winner Primary Times Children’s Choice award

Post-Show Drama Workshop in Litton Cheney

Take part in an exciting and engaging drama workshop with the cast of Will Tell & The Big Bad Baron following the show at Litton Cheney! Play games and learn songs and movements from the show, helping to encourage creativity and boost confidence.
45min workshop for ages 4+. £3 per child (must be accompanied by an adult).

Catch us at Whitchurch Open Air Theatre Festival and at other venues this Spring and Summer. Please see our Tour Dates page on our website, for more details.

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