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The Lady's Not for Burning archiveEngrossing twentieth century comedy at its best. First performed 1948, revamped in 1997 (to two acts instead of three). Thomas Mendip, a soldier out of love with the world, comes to a small town and tries to persuade the powers-that-be that he is a murderer, so they will hang him. Meanwhile Jennet Jourdemayne, a young woman accused if witchcraft, is brought before the Mayor and sentenced to burn. Thomas falls helplessly in love with her. Luckily Jennet has fallen for him to...

Author Christopher Fry.

Archive listings for The Lady's Not for Burning

Work type: Play.


Company Deep End Theatre Company. Director Carol Oddy.
10 Nov 10 to 13 Nov 10Playhouse Theatre, Cheltenham :: V92
listing details L01988361323


Company Wokingham Theatre (in partnership with Progress Theatre and Reading Borough Council).
1 Aug 07 to 4 Aug 07Wokingham Theatre, Wokingham :: V730
listing details L01426085712


Producer Finborough Theatre. Company Doublethinktheatre. Producer Mark Puddle. Performer Morgan Brind. Performer John Cooper-Day. Performer Grant Gillespie. Performer Michael Kirk. Performer Gemma Larke. Performer Patrick Myles. Performer Laura Sanchez. Performer Gay Soper. Performer Dan Starkey. Performer Geoffrey Towers.
17 Apr 07 to 12 May 07Finborough, Inner London :: V199
listing details L398430471


Director Samuel West. Design Peter Rice. Performer Roger Booth. Performer Nancy Carroll. Performer Alison Fiske. Performer Leader Hawkins. Performer Oliver Senton. Performer Ben Silverstone. Performer Georgina Sutcliffe. Performer James Thorne. Performer Benjamin Whitrow. Performer Alan Cox.
22 May 02 to 15 Jun 02Minerva Theatre, Chichester :: V1310317653
listing details L933133557


Company Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company. Director Elaina Evans.
18 Sep 00 to 23 Sep 00Derby Theatre, Derby :: V1830193620
listing details L0872904608


Company The Rondo Theatre Company.
10 May 00 to 13 May 00The Rondo, Bath :: V855
listing details L01666142878


Although Fry places the play in the 'fifteenth century as much as anything' Natwest set it in the present day. At the centre of events is Jennet Jourdemayne, an unconventional but throughly rational woman accused of witchcraft, who presents herself at the Mayor's house hoping to escape the flames by the application of common sense.Company Natwest Theatre Company.
3 Nov 99 to 6 Nov 99Courtyard Theatre, Inner London :: V184
listing details L1414045953


Company London Academy of Performing Arts. Director David Perry.
29 Jun 98 to 4 Jul 98Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Outer London :: V315
listing details L075711443


Company Action and Words Theatre Company.
18 Oct 97Harrow Arts Centre, Outer London :: V310
listing details L0615190997
14 Oct 97 to 15 Oct 97OFS Studio (previously known as Old Fire Station Theatre), Oxford :: V800
listing details L9336580

Other listings

26 Feb 16 to 27 Feb 16Brixham Theatre, Brixham :: V884
listing details L1002254489
15 Sep 99Lyttelton (National Theatre), West End :: V374
listing details L01062103655
19 Mar 99Dorfman Theatre (National Theatre), West End :: V375
listing details L071456705
26 Sep 97Christ's Hospital Theatre, Horsham :: V724
listing details L1080736163

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