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Nell Gwynn

By Jessica Swale
Directed by Laura Eddy
Musical Director Daniel Ephgrave
Co-Director Chris Gill
20th – 28th April 2018

She knew how to give the audience a good time

Michal Billington described this play as ‘a love letter to the theatre and the cheerful chaos of putting on a play’. The central character is Nell, orange-seller to celebrated actress, who negotiated a good sum for herself to become the mistress of King Charles II. Nell Gwynn is a backstage tour from the heaven of Restoration London, with a mixture of bawdy humour, erotic delights and energetically sensual song and dance.


Tickets are now available for just £13. Buy online or from the Box Office.

Meal deal

Take advantage of our £29 meal deal with Terranova Italian Restaurant in Stanborough Park which includes a 2-course, pre-show meal from the set menu with a glass of wine and a ticket for the show. Download the menu

Not available Sundays and Mondays.

Part of the Barn’s 2017-2018 Season.


Directed by
Laura Eddy
Musical Director
Daniel Ephgrave
Chris Gill


Rose Gwyn
Lady Castlemaine
Louise de Keroualle
Queen Catherine
Old Ma Gwynn
King Charles II
Charles Hart
Thomas Killigrew
Edward Kynaston
John Dryden
Lord Arlington
Ned Spiggett


Set Design
Assistant Production Manager
Production Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Lighting Design
Lighting Operator
Sound Design
Sound Operator
Additional Properties made by
Production Photography
Vocal Coach
Poster Design


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