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Performance

VenueThe Watermill Theatre
TownNewbury
CountyBerkshire
From12th March 2020
Opened16th March 2020
To16th March 2020
WhenMon-Sat 19:30. Thu,Sat Mats 14:30. Sat Apr20 4 at 13:30, 18:30
What is currently on at The Watermill Theatre (V733)

The Wicker Husband

The Wicker HusbandT320651540
In a superficial world, where beauty is only skin-deep, meet the so-called 'Ugly Girl'. Ostracised by the shallow townsfolk because she doesn't fit in, the Ugly Girl becomes the envy of her neighbours when the mysterious Old Basketmaker makes her a strong and loving husband woven from living wicker. As bitter rivalry and jealousy threaten to tear the community apart, the townsfolk embark on a cruel and destructive plan. Will the Ugly Girl's happiness be ruined forever?
Book by Rhys Jennings
Music Darren Clark
Lyrics Darren Clark (based on an original short story by Ursula Wills-Jones)


Archive :: production:T320651540, musical:S587336767, venue:V733

Production details

World Premiere. A folk-inspired new musical, The Wicker Husband tells the timeless tale of the outsider.

Special Performances


  • 28 Mar 20 Touch Tour
  • 28 Mar 20 Audio Described

Company

Producer The Watermill
Director Charlotte Westenra
Design Anna Kelsey
Design Finn Caldwell (puppets)
Director Finn Caldwell (puppets)
Choreographer Steven Harris
Lighting Hartley T A Kemp
Sound Ella Wahlstrom
Musical Director Pat Moran
Performer Zoe Rainey
Performer Angela Caesar
Performer Laura Johnson (The Ugly Girl)
Performer Yazdan Qafouri (voice of The Wicker Husband)
Performer Eilon Morris (Puppeteer of the Wicker Man))
Performer Scarlet Wilderink (Puppeteer of the Wicker Man)
Performer Stephen Leask (The Cobbler)
Performer Jonathan Charles (The Innkeeper)
Performer Claire-Marie Hall (The Innkeeper's Wife)
Performer Jack Beale (The Tailor)
Performer Julian Forsyth (The Old Basket Maker)
Performer Jon Whitten

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