Illyria: Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves!

Young Ali Baba stumbles across an enchanted cave when he overhears the magic words that open it: “Open Sesame!”. Inside the cave he finds untold amounts of gold and jewels, and takes some of it home to show his wife. But what will he do when she chides him for stealing? Can he keep the secret from his jealous brother? And when the Robber King comes looking for the missing treasure supported by an army of 40 angry thieves – will he and his family survive?

The show is notable for a scene where one character polishes off most of the thieves – 37 to be precise, and you can count each one – with a cast of just five of the most hardworking actors in the business!

Perfect summer fun for thieves and vagabonds aged 5+

Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)

£14 (£12) (£10 child)

 

PLEASE NOTE

The Castle grounds will be open an hour before the performance start time.

Please bring your own low-backed chairs or rug and warm clothes. 

You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy.

There is level wheelchair access to performance site, but no public parking on site. 

Performances continue in all but the very worst weather. Tickets are non-refundable. 

Theatr Mwldan is the sole ticketing outlet for these events. Tickets may be bought on the door, but this is strictly subject to availability. We advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment.

For Castle information please call 01239 615131.

TICKETING INFORMATION

Your ticket will be scanned at the entry point for these events:

We accept physical tickets (bought in person from Mwldan) We can scan your booking on your mobile phone You can present your ‘print at home’ ticket (IMPORTANT - please ensure when you go to print your tickets that you use the 'Click Here To Print Your Tickets' link which contains the QR codes, and NOT the 'page summary'), You can also collect your ticket on the door on the night

All tickets issued for these events will carry a QR code (like a barcode) that is unique to the individual, and can only be used once. This code will be scanned at the point of entry. 

Make sure you protect your print at home ticket/s like you would any other ticket.

If any copies are made of the ticket, only the first scan of the barcode will be allowed entry. 

If a unique barcode has already been scanned, the attendant will be alerted and entry will not be permitted.