NT Live: Welkin

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James Macdonald directs Maxine Peake in this new play by Lucy Kirkwood. In rural Suffolk in 1759, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons must decide whether she’s telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose. With only the midwife prepared to defend the girl, and a mob baying for blood, the matrons wrestle with their new authority, and the devil in their midst.

Performance Times

May 21, 2020
7:00 pm

Duration: 210 mins

Director: James Macdonald

Certificate:

Cast: Scott Adsit

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