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Knives in Hens
Information for Knives in Hens at Donmar Warehouse, West End (Play). In a remote, rural village, a young woman is married to the local ploughman but strikes up an unlikely relationship with the miller. What she learns from him will change their lives forever. Knives and Hens is set in an isolated community in rural eighteenth-century Scotland. A world which is governed by the rules of the Church, Elders and Laird, and the villagers are defined by their working roles. Here the individual must go against ancient tradition and develop powers of expression if they are to fight for an identity. David Harrower's first play which premiered at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh in 1995.
Performers Christian Cooke, Judith Roddy, Matt Ryan.
Author David Harrower. Producer Donmar Warehouse. Director Yael Farber. Design Soutra Gilmour. Lighting Tim Lutkin. Sound Christopher Shutt. Director Imogen Knight (movement director).

Knives in Hens


Thursday, 17th August 2017 to Saturday, 7th October 2017. Open 22nd Aug 17.
Mon-Sat 19:30. Thu, Sat Mats 14:30
23 September 2017 13:30 - Touch Tour
23 September 2017 14:30 - Audio Described
25 September 2017 19:30 - Captioned

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Knives in Hens at Donmar Warehouse, West EndQTix Codes:
Listing: L283867556
Production: T01112688171
Event: S3870
Venue: V389
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