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Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Shelley Theatre, Bournemouth

Our Producer Kate, is particularly excited about this venue as we finish our Summer touring period in her home town of Bournemouth, in a venue with is particularly cherished by the local community. Shelley Theatre is full of history and character, and a short walk to the beautiful Bournemouth beaches, we feel it's the perfect stop to complete our summer leg of Rossini’s famous farcical comedy Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville). We are sure the audiences here will love this production!

Join us here on Saturday 30th July, 7.30pm

Tickets are £16 (£14 concessions) and can be purchased in the following ways:

Online via the Shelly Theatre website (no booking fees)
By phone – 01202 413600 (Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays only 11am to 2pm)
In person at the venue box office (Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays only 11am to 2pm)

Accessibility note:
The venue is wheelchair accessible with ramps and floor surfaces of varying quality with an equipped WC facility. We have two wheelchair spaces and accompanying seats that must be booked by phone or in person. Rows A to F are on a flat surface.



Running Time:
2 hours 15 mins (includes 20-min interval)


"Nothing quite compares with Pop-up in the sheer exuberance of their productions. And this Barber of Seville may be the best thing they have yet done."

The Express *****

[Read full article here]

Venue Information

Venue Description:
Built in 1870, our theatre was the private abode and performing home to the world famous Shelleys, a theatrical and literary dynasty from the 19th century. After a period of alternate use and recent purchase by the present owners, we are currently restoring the theatre to its former glory as a charitable trust. With a full year round performance and film programme, facilities include a 160 seat auditorium and bar at this unique venue a stones-throw from Bournemouth beaches!
  • Toilets
  • Disabled access
  • Bar
  • Parking

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