Families enjoy a swashbuckling outdoor performance of Peter Pan by J.M Barrie

Last Wednesday audiences were flown to Neverland to watch two outdoor performances of Peter Pan by J.M Barrie in the leafy and historic surroundings of St Peter and St Paul’s Church. Families joined Illyria theatre on the Green and brought blankets, chairs, and picnics to watch the open-air shows in style and comfort.

There was something for everyone, with singing, real-flying, and colourful characters. The five cast members had plenty of energy, changing costumes at record speed to play the various characters. When Captain Hook was swallowed up by a giant crocodile the crowd erupted with bellyfuls of laughter and cheer!

Buckingham Town Council were delighted to be able to organise the opportunity for residents to enjoy family outdoor theatre in town and provide complimentary tickets to YC2 - Buckingham and Winslow Young carers group and Ukrainian families currently residing in town and nearby villages.

Councillor Robin Stuchbury, chair of Town Centre and Events committee said “It is always rewarding to see families coming together and enjoying themselves. None of this would be possible without the support of members and staff and the council agreeing our budget to facilitate these kinds of events on behalf of the community we are so fortunate to represent.”

Outdoor Theatre – Peter Pan

Buckingham Town Council has arranged for an outdoor performance of Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie to be presented by Illyria Theatre Productions on the Green outside St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, Buckingham on Wednesday 3rd August 2022. There will be an afternoon show at 2.30 pm and another at 6 pm. Tickets are now on sale online which you can purchase from Illyria’s website.
“Peter Pan” is presented by arrangement with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Samuel French Ltd. www.concordtheatricals.co.uk

Stage set for Peter Pan to fly in for open-air theatrical treat

Award-winning outdoor theatre company, Illyria, bring their fabulous open-air production of Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie to the Green by St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church next Wednesday 3rd August 2022. This enchanting family tale will delight audiences of all ages. Laugh, applaud, sing along, and watch the magic unfold in leafy and historic surroundings.

Arranged by Buckingham Town Council, Councillor Robin Stuchbury, chair of the Town Centre and Events committee said “This year there is another opportunity for young people to witness outdoor theatre within the community. It will bring people of all ages together and allow them to experience something quite tremendous. We hope the performance will enrich their summer activities in a shared experience with their parents and grandparents.”

Book tickets to go on an unforgettable adventure to Neverland with fairies, pirates, and real flying online at: www.illyria.co.uk. Performances are at 2.30pm and 6pm, lasting approximately 2 hours with a 20-minute interval. As this event is open air, please bring low-backed seating or a blanket to watch the show in comfort. Gates will open one hour before the show start time for picnics.

“Peter Pan” is presented by arrangement with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Samuel French Ltd. www.concordtheatricals.co.uk