The HandleBards are the world’s first cycling theatre company. Before touring their “seriously silly” production of Romeo and Juliet around the world, they pedalled it 1500 miles around the UK by bicycle, with all the necessary set, props and costume in tow. Now, the show is back by popular demand


The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join our all-male troupe at the Shelley Theatre in Bournemouth for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ like none other.


Tickets can be purchased here, or by calling the box office on 01202 413 600. Join The HandleBards’ all-female troupe in the beautiful Shelley Theatre, Bournemouth for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ like no other. And what’s the play about? Well – Rosalind and Orlando have