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13th May 2022

Opera returns to Fuller’s gardens this summer

Fuller’s, the premium pubs and hotels business, is delighted to announce the welcome return of Opera in the Garden. Produced by theatre company Rogue Opera, this year’s production sees Rogue Opera present the best (and worst) characters in opera, taking you through the big tunes, the tear-jerkers, the crowd pleasers and, of course, the drinking songs.  

This year’s production offers 23 performances across 23 Fuller’s pubs from 14 June to 28 July 2022 and tickets can be purchased from 

From the classics – to the greatest hits you didn’t know you knew, to our favourite hidden gems, you’ll be introduced to some of opera’s infamous heroes, villains, lovers, jokers, martyrs and losers. With English dialogue woven throughout and all pieces sung in their original language, this is a great show for the opera buff or opera-curious alike.  

Rogue Opera’s cast of five will not only take you on a journey through their favourite opera personas, but also give you a behind the scenes, tongue-in-cheek look inside the world of the opera archetypes: the Soprano, the Mezzo, the Tenor, the Baritone and even the one on the piano. 

Rogue Opera founder Bronwen White said: “We’re delighted to be back for another Opera in the Garden tour with Fuller’s. Bringing opera to new audiences outside of traditional theatre spaces is so important in keeping this fantastic artform alive and thriving and we’re excited to perform in so many great pub gardens.” 

Fuller’s Marketing Director Jane Jones said: “After a phenomenal season last year, we are thrilled to be welcoming Rogue Opera back to Fuller’s pubs and hotels this summer. This unique show works brilliantly in the settings of our fantastic gardens and feels like the perfect pairing for a summer’s evening. We are proud to be the only pub company hosting theatrical productions of this size and bringing the arts to a wider audience at an affordable price. Combining that with delicious menus and a bar at hand, Opera in the Garden 2022 is not to be missed.”  

A full list of venues, performances and ticket prices can be found at  


Fuller’s Opera in the Garden full tour dates  

The Mill, Elstead                                                    14 June  

The Links Tavern, Liphook                               16 June 

The Queen’s Head, Dorking                           17 June 

The Rose & Crown, Ealing                                18 June  

The Red Lion, Chalton                                       21 June 

The Ship Inn, Langston                                       22 June 

The Hampshire Hog, Clanfield                       23 June 

The Red Lion, Barnes                                          25 June  

The Mayfly, Stockbridge                                   22 June 

The Frog & Wicket, Eversley                             30 June 

The Ship, Southwark                                           5 July 

The Anglers, Teddington                                  6 July  

The King & Queen, Caterham                       9 July  

The Queen’s Head, Brook Green                 10 July  

The Jolly Farmer, Alton                                      13 July  

Bel & The Dragon, Churt                                  14 July  

The Fox & Pelican, Hindhead                         17 July  

Bel & The Dragon, Cookham                         20 July  

Bel & The Dragon, Wendover                        21 July 

The White Buck Inn, Burley                               25 July 

The Cromwell Arms, Romsey                          26 July  

The Bear of Burton, Christchurch                  27 July  

The Fox & Hounds, Lyndhurst                          28 July                                                             

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 Please note that we have a small number of review tickets for certain shows. Please contact the press office for more details. 

 Rogue Opera:  

Rogue Opera was established at the end of 2017 by Bronwen Stephens-Harding – director, singer and marketeer. A passionate singer from childhood, Bronwen returned to music full-time in 2012. She is delighted to call on her years of corporate events and marketing experience to fulfil Rogue Opera’s mission to bring top-class intimate productions to audiences around the UK and Europe. 

Also fundamental to Bronwen’s vision for Rogue Opera is providing a stimulating, dynamic and respectful environment for artists. The company’s talented cast and creative team are all professionals with backgrounds including Longborough Festival Opera, Royal Opera House Chorus, English National Opera Chorus, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus and perform regularly throughout the UK and Europe.  

Fuller’sin a nutshell 

Fuller, Smith & Turner PLC is the premium pubs and hotels business that is famous for beautiful and inviting pubs with delicious fresh food, a vibrant and interesting range of drinks, and engaging service from passionate people.Fuller’shas 209 managed businesses, with 1,027 boutique bedrooms, and 175 Tenanted Inns. The estate is predominately located in the South of England (44% of sites are within the M25) and stretches from our City of London heartland to the Jurassic Coast via the New Forest. Our Managed Pubs and Hotels include 15 iconic Ale & Pie pubs, seven stunning hotels in theCotswolds, and Bel & The Dragon – seven exquisite country inns located in the Home Counties.In summary, Fuller’s is the home of great pubs, outstanding hospitality and passionate people, where everyone is welcome and leaves that little bit happier than they arrived. 

Press release from Fuller’s

For further information and photography, please contact the press office: 

Georgina Wald        020 8996 2198       

Katy Horwood            07557576408