The Welkin

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Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848429215Publication Date:
16 Jan 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2020

The Welkin

By Lucy Kirkwood

Paperback £9.99£7.99

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Professional Production On Stage at:
National Theatre, London
From Wed 15 Jan 2020 to Sat 28 Mar 2020

Rural Suffolk, 1759. As the country waits for Halley's Comet, Sally Poppy is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of twelve matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she's telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose.

With only midwife Lizzy Luke prepared to defend the girl, and a mob baying for blood outside, the matrons wrestle with their new authority, and the devil in their midst.

Lucy Kirkwood's play The Welkin premiered at the National Theatre, London, in 2020, directed by James Macdonald and featuring Maxine Peake and Ria Zmitrowicz.

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848429215Publication Date:
16 Jan 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
This edition isn't available yet, but you can be amongst the first to receive it by pre-ordering now! Pre-order
Professional Production On Stage at:
National Theatre, London Wed 15 Jan 2020 - Sat 28 Mar 2020

Also by Lucy Kirkwood:

Hedda
Mosquitoes
small hours
Women, Power and Politics: Then
The Children
Beauty and the Beast (National Theatre version)
Chimerica
it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now
Lucy Kirkwood Plays: One
Bloody Wimmin
NSFW
Tinderbox

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