The Welkin
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

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

One life in the hands of 12 women.

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 12 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 new play The Welkin is premiered at the National Theatre, London, in January 2020.

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

Also by Lucy Kirkwood:

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

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