Colonel Fairfax awaits his execution in The Tower of London. Wrongly accused of sorcery, he is willing to marry anyone only so that his estate won’t fall into the hands of his undeserving relatives. His luck seems to improve when the perfect candidate arrives at the Tower, Elsie Maynard, a beautiful strolling singer, if only it wasn’t for her husband-to-be, the jester, Jack Point.
Following a £9.5 million redevelopment, Middleton Hall re-opened its doors in late 2016 as a 400-seater concert hall. The versatile venue is used for classical music concerts, and with adaptable acoustics, it is also used as a surround-sound cinema and theatre space.