When Topsy - poet and designer William Morris - takes a dreamy Oxfordshire manor house for the summer of 1871 the whisper goes round that it is to make the very public affair between his wife Janey and close friend Dante Gabriel Rossetti less conspicuous. The tensions between the three of them create an emotional undertow that keeps threatening to break surface. When Morris leaves them to their sanctuary and goes abroad as the alchemy of love works unexpected changes.Performers Saffron Burrows (Janey Morris), Alan Cox (Dante Gabriel Rossetti), Sean Gilder (John Hennie), Nigel Lindsay (William Morris).
Author Peter Whelan. Director Robert Delamere. Design Simon Higlett. Costume Simon Higlett. Lighting Chris Davey. Sound Christopher Shutt.