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Haunted by the ghost of the marauding pirate, Blackbeard, Moonfleet is a village of intrigue and drama where shadowy smugglers lurk. Against this backdrop, young orphan John Trenchard dreams of Blackbeard's treasure and the wealth and happiness it could bring. Set amongst the cliffs, caves and downs of 18th century Dorset, Moonfleet
is the story of a young man's search for adventure and fulfilment. Romance and mystery intertwine in a thrilling tale of moving intensity. This bold new musical retelling of J Meade Falkner's classic book brings to life a forgotten world of shipwreck, smugglers and heroism.Performers Ruth Betteridge, Simon Butteriss, Earl Carpenter, Dom Hartley-Harris, Ryan Heenan, Rebecca Lock, Rhona McGregor, Ashley Mercer, Dan Smith, Susannah Van Den Berg.
Music Russell Hepplewhite. Book by Gareth Machin (based on the novel by J Meade Falkner). Lyrics Gareth Machin. Producer Salisbury Playhouse. Director Gareth Machin. Design Tom Rogers. Lighting Tim Lutkin. Sound Yvonne Gilbert. Director Kate Flatt (movement director). Musical Director Michael Haslam.
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