Unpick the tale of two Williams – William Duff, owner of Duff House, and William Adam, its architect. The two fell out over money during the creation of this splendid early Georgian mansion, leading to a five-year court case. As home to noted art collectors, Duff House has long been adorned with magnificent paintings. It later played an active role in the Second World War. Today, Duff House is a country house gallery displaying collections from the National Galleries of Scotland.
Events and Activities at Duff House
The Merry Wives of Windsor
12 July 2023, 6.15pm for a 7pm start
Discover a story of marriage, wealth, jealousy and lies in this captivating outdoor theatre production. Falstaff is down on his luck, so decides to restore his fortunes by seducing the wives of two wealthy merchants. The wives discover he sent them identical letters and take revenge by playing tricks on Falstaff when he comes calling. This comic humiliation of a foolish, would-be seducer is filled with live music and colourful characters, with the beautiful Duff House as a backdrop. For more information call 0131 668 8885 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult-£16, Child-£12, Concessions-£14, Family (2 adults & 2 Children)-£49, Under 7s-Free.