Conference Centre
Agritech Business Centre


  • 16 July 2021
  • Ticket price £50
  • 14:3019:30

About this event

On the 16th of July Rothamsted Manor will welcome Katie Hall and Oliver Tompsett for our ‘Musicals at the Manor’ concerts.

Katie Hall
Katie is currently playing Fantine, in the Les Miserables UK and International tour. Training: National Youth Music Theatre. Theatre includes: Fantine in Les Miserables (UK Tour) Cunegonde in Candide (The Grange Festival); Laurey Williams in Oklahoma! (Grange Park Opera); Maria Anne Miller in Stephen Schwartz’s Schikaneder (VBW, Vienna) directed by Trevor Nunn; Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof (Grange Park Opera and BBC Proms/Royal Albert Hall)….. Read more here

Oliver Tompsett
Oliver is currently playing the leading role of ‘Shakespeare’ in & Juliet at The Shaftesbury Theatre in London’s West End. Previous theatre includes: ‘Charlie Price’ KINKY BOOTS (Adelphi); ‘Sky Masterson’ GUYS AND DOLLS (Phoenix); ‘Galileo’ WE WILL ROCK YOU (Dominion); ‘Drew Boley’ ROCK OF AGES (Dominion); ‘Fiyero’ WICKED (Apollo Victoria); ‘Phil Davis’ WHITE CHRISTMAS (West Yorkshire Playhouse); STARLIGHT EXPRESS (The Other Palace)…. Read more

Musicals at the Manor
The Rothamsted summer concerts are produced in collaboration between Steve Moss (musical director of Mary Poppins, London), and Rothamsted Manor.  Steve has invited special guests to join him in the Great Drawing Room of Rothamsted Manor to perform popular hits from blockbuster musical shows. Read more about the full list of artists performing throughout the summer, click here

Steve Moss – Producer / Musical Supervisor of the Rothamsted Summer Concerts
Steve will be returning to Cherry Tree Lane this year, as the Musical Director of Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre, London. The show will be reopening on August 7th. Steve recently finished as Musical Director on the new production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre, London, where he was the MD of the show since 2018.  Read more here

Drinks and snacks are available on arrival from the bar and can be enjoyed in the lounge or, if the weather allows, in our beautiful manor gardens.

The show will be held in the Great Drawing room, and the room will be set in a theatre style for up to 90 people.  Seating will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Doors open at 1.30pm
Performance starts at 2.30pm, and there will be an interval during the performance.
Carriages at 5pm

Doors open at 6.30pm
Performance starts at 7.30pm, and there will be an interval during the performance.
Carriages at 10pm

A fully licensed bar will be in operation, along with premium snacks.
Interval drinks may be pre-ordered on arrival. 
We accept card payments only.

Coronavirus and social distancing
We are proud to have earnt the industry standard ‘We’re Good to Go’ from Visit Britain.  It means we have implemented the Government’s COVID-19 guidance, understand the guidance from Public Health England and have a COVID-19 Risk Assessment in place.

If Government guidelines change, we will always adapt our procedures accordingly, but at the time of writing, the following applies:

  • Our staff wear PPE at all times
  • All visitors are required to wear face coverings, unless seated for eating or drinking
  • Hand sanitiser stations are placed throughout the venue
  • We have implemented a robust cleaning regime ensuring high touch points are cleaned after every use and rooms are cleaned down after each occupancy
  • We ensure staggered arrival, minimal cross over with other groups and minimal interaction with staff

Free parking
Follow the signs to Rothamsted Manor. Park on the grass verges, or wherever you are directed by signage or our staff.

Summer concerts at Rothamsted Manor: Katie Hall & Oliver Tompsett

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