Sense & Sensibility
DOT Productions present an open-air theatre production of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility. Pre-theatre drinks and suppers available from the Steam Pump Tea Room from 5.30pm which should be pre-booked. Suitable clothing should be worn, and please bring along chairs or picnic blankets.
The Dashwood sisters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, are left at the financial mercy of John, half-brother and his greedy wife. Elinor (the more practical sister) tentatively allows herself to fall in love with Edward Ferrars, the gentle brother of the girls' obnoxious sister-in-law. However the romance doesn't go anywhere and the Dashwood girls move away to their new home, leaving Edward behind.
The Dashwoods try to make themselves at home in their new cottage, but can't help but miss their childhood home. Marianne (the less-than practical sister) is particularly blue - that is, until she develops a love interest of her own, a dashing young man named Willoughby. Everyone expects that Marianne and Willoughby will announce their engagement any day. Marianne is sure that she's found her soul mate. . .