The Witches of Lancashire

By Thomas Heywood and Richard Brome

The Witches of Lancashire
Paperback, 100 pages Online Price:
ISBN: 9781854596642
Format: 210mm x 150mm
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published: 13th June 2002
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Category: Classic drama (pre-1945), Shakespeare and contemporaries

Series: Globe Quartos

First Staged: 1634; revived Globe Theatre, London, 2001

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Part of the Globe Quartos series, co-published with Shakespeare's Globe marking their rediscoveries of forgotten plays by Shakespeare's contemporaries.

The Witches of Lancashire is a sensational dramatisation of the seventeenth-century witch trials, first performed at the original Globe in 1634.

When everything goes wrong at a wedding, everyone starts to believe that a local coven is to blame. The play mocks the naïveté of those who cannot see what is under their noses, i.e. organised witchcraft and its double, Roman Catholicism.

Edited by Gabriel Egan.

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