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The Witch of Edmonton archiveIn the village of Edmonton, Elizabeth Sawyer is derided by her neighbours. A poor and lonely old woman, she is ostracised, harassed and accused of being a witch. In her abject misery, she wishes that she really were bewitched and so able to wreak vengeance. Unluckily for Elizabeth and the villagers of Edmonton, someone with the power to grant that wish is listening. As Elizabeth uses her new found powers to seek revenge on those who have wronged her, other villagers find their own lives falling apart and an attempted elopement ends in murder. When witch and murderer are finally caught, the people of Edmonton must decide if either crime merits forgiveness.
Performers Eileen Atkins (Elizabeth Sawyer), Joseph Arkley (Warbeck), Joe Bannister (Somerton), Ian Bonar (Frank Thorney), Elspeth Brodie (Katherine), Faye Castelow (Susan), Liz Crowther (Anne Ratcliffe), Oliver Dench (Morris Dancer), Geoffrey Freshwater (Old Thorney), Shvorne Marks (Winnifride), Christopher Middleton (Old Banks), Michael Moreland (Old Ratcliffe), Ian Redford (Old Carter), David Rintoul (Sir Arthur Clarington), Jay Simpson (Dog), Timothy Speyer (Justice), Dafydd Llyr Thomas (Cuddy Banks).
Author Thomas Dekker. Author John Ford. Author William Rowley. Producer Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Greogry Doran. Design Niki Turner. Lighting Tim Mitchell. Music Paul Englishby. Sound Jonathan Ruddick. Director Michael Ashcroft (movement).

The Witch of Edmonton

The Witch of Edmonton (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1422277889. Details of all The Witch of Edmonton archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S721354975

Archive Listings

23 Oct 14
29 Nov 14
Swan Theatre

User Reviews

jim (01Nov14): A fabulous night of theatre. Eileen Atkins is superb

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