A gripping journey through British history that shows how our country was shaped and how connected we are with our past.
Across seven centuries, small groups of children seek sanctuary in the same solid old wardrobe. It’s the safest place they know – but is it safe enough?
Sam Holcroft's play The Wardrobe was commissioned as part of the 2014 National Theatre Connections Festival and premiered by youth theatres across the UK. With a variety of roles for young actors, the play can be performed by a large cast of up to twenty-eight, or a smaller cast with doubling.
'That's what a wardrobe is for - to guard your secrets. Warden, warder, wardrobe. And it is nearly one hundred and fifty years old. So imagine what secrets it has kept guard over in all that time.'
'wonderful... a powerful stimulus for creative drama work'Drama magazine
26 Jun 2014Size: 198mm x 129mm
15 Oct 2014
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