The Last Witch archiveDornoch, northern Scotland, 1727. In the claustrophobic heat of summer, a woman's apparent ability to manipulate the power of land and sea stirs suspicion. Janet Horne can cure beasts, call the wind and charm fish out of the sea. Or can she? As her refusal to refute their claims of sorcery incenses the local community, her magnetic allure continues to captivate and destroy. The Last Witch is based on the historical account of Janet Horne, the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in Scotland. She was sentenced to death by burning in her home town, accused by friends and neighbours who believed she had made a pact with the devil.


Kathryn Howden (Janet Horne, Hannah Donaldson (Helen), George Anton, Andy Clark, Ryan Fletcher, Vicki Liddelle, Neil McKinven


Author: Rona Munro
Company: Traverse Theatre Company
Director: Dominic Hill
Design: Naomi Wilkinson
Lighting: Chris Davey
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The Last Witch

The Last Witch (Play) production archive for QTIX code T02117527974. Details of all The Last Witch archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S271472733

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