Welcome to The Questors Theatre in Ealing, London

Here you can watch new and popular plays every week. We deliver a full season of professional-quality productions - and provide a performance venue for touring theatre companies.

Anyone can get involved - become a Questors member and take part in everything from acting and directing to lighting, front of house and stage design.

We also deliver theatre training for all ages - find out about our Academy and Youth Theatre.

There's lots of reasons to discover The Questors:

  • You'll enjoy our theatre. We perform in our own high-quality theatre venue - with our 350-seat Judi Dench Playhouse and 90-seat Studio theatre.
  • You'll enjoy our plays. Every year we stage a season of 15-20 plays, from modern dramas and comedies to classics of British and world theatre.
  • You'll enjoy our high quality. We're a member of the Society of Independent Theatres and one of the biggest drama groups in London.
  • You'll enjoy our friendliness. Our front of house team are all Questors members, and our Grapevine bar features in the Good Beer Guide and was recognised by CAMRA.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

09 Mar - 17 Mar 18 | The Judi Dench Playhouse

A Midsummer Night

The Questors present

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare

The course of true love never did run smooth...

Young lovers, feuding fairies and amateur actors collide in the woods outside Athens on a midsummer night.

Egeus wants his daughter to marry Demetrius, but she's in love with Lysander. Refusing to obey her father, Athenian law dictates that Hermia must now face the death penalty or enter a convent. That night Hermia and Lysander elope into an enchanted forest – a place where reason and law are turned on their heads and human instinct is set free.

Elsewhere in the wild woods, the fairy king and queen, Oberon and Titania, quarrel over a page-boy.  The course of true love never did run smooth. Spells are cast, identities confused and soon Lysander falls in love with Helena instead of Hermia. And Titania is in love with a man who has a donkey’s head instead of his own.

Is it real? Is it all a dream? Reality and appearances merge in Shakespeare’s most beloved comedy, all on midsummer’s night.

Suitable for ages 8+

Running time: approximately 2 hours (plus a 15 minute interval)

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The Questors Theatre, 12 Mattock Lane, Ealing W5 5BQ
Box Office 020 8567 5184, Theatre Office 020 8567 0011
The Questors Ltd, Registered in England 469253, Registered Charity 207516
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