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Performance

VenueFinborough
Other spaces: The Finborough
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From26th November 2019
To21st December 2019
WhenTue-Sat 19:30. Sat,Sun Mats 15:00
What is currently on at Finborough (V199)

The Wind of Heaven

The Wind of HeavenT1745867434
A powerful, supernatural drama first performed in 1945. Based in a Welsh village a Miracle Boy's influence begins to permeate the village with several dramatc consequences.
Author Emlyn Williams


Archive :: production:T1745867434, play:S0975292542, venue:V199

Production details

Rural Wales in the 1850s, in the immediate aftermath of the Crimean War. Dilys Parry lives in Blestin, a mountain village which has no children and worships no god since a disaster snatched away all its youth. Inconsolable since her husband was killed in the war, Dilys is gradually re-awakened to life when a prophet-like child working in her household is called by God to serve the world on an extraordinary new mission. ?And when a flashy showman from Birmingham arrives in the village, intent on exploiting the boy for financial gain, he too suddenly finds his life completely transformed by his conversion to the child's message. In the shadow of vast social inequalities and a mismanaged war, one small community rediscovers its lost faith, with startling consequences for the village, and the world beyond...

Company

Presented byWeighed in Productions (in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre)
Director Will Maynard
Design Ceci Calf
Costume Isobel Pellow
Lighting Ryan Stafford
Musical Director Rhiannon Drake
Music Rhiannon Drake
Sound Julian Starr
Music Julian Starr
Performer Louise Breckon-Richards (Bet)
Performer Rhiannon Neads (Dilys)
Performer Kristy Philipps (Menna)
Performer Seiriol Tomos (Evan)
Performer David Whitworth (Pitter)
Performer Jamie Wilkes (Ambrose)
Performer Melissa Woodbridge (Mrs Lake)

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