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1665. As the plague runs rife through London, Reverend William Mompesson arrives in Eyam, Derbyshire, to lead the parish. But Eyam is no sleepy backwater; it is a village at war with itself. The community has dissolved, and neighbour feuds with neighbour under the watchful eye of a ruthless landowner bent on maintaining his grip on the village. When the plague arrives in Eyam, the villagers are tasked with examining their civil responsibility, as they must decide whether to stay quarantined, or flee and risk spreading the deadly disease.Performers Sam Crane (William Mompesson), Priyanga Burford (Katherine Mompesson), Annette Badland (Reverend Stanley), John Paul Connolly (John Hancock), Oliver Ryan (Unwin), Will Keen (John Sydall), Sirine Saba (Mary Cooper), Adrian Bower (Phillip Sheldon), Norah Lopez-Holden (Emmott Sydall), Howard Ward (Marshall Howe), Becci Gemmell (Elizabeth Sydall/Mary Talbot), Luke MacGregor (Edward Cooper/Rolland Torre), Zora Bishop (Elizabeth Sheldon/Elizabeth Hancock), Jordan Metcalfe (Francis Bockinge/George Viccars), Rose Wardlaw (Harriet Stubbs).
Author Matt Hartley. Producer Shakespeare's Globe. Director Adele Thomas. Design Hannah Clark. Music Orlando Gough.
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