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June | Fri 29th | 16:00

Artists' Talk: The staging and adaptation of 'Year of Wonders' with Mike Alfreds and Jane Arnfield. FREE

Mike Alfreds and Jane Arnfield have adapted the Geraldine Brooks' book Year of Wonders into a single actor performance.

1666. Plague. Heroine and Healer or Wanton and Witch?

When an infected bolt of cloth carries plague to an isolated village, a housemaid named Anna Frith must find the strength to confront the disintegration of her community and the lure of illicit love.

Can love, humanity and hope triumph against desolation, despair and superstition?

An adaptation of the internationally acclaimed novel by the team that brought you The Tin Ring:

'I am particularly fond of single-actor performances and Jane Arnfield exemplifies the best of that.’ Ruth Rendell

'…has a vivid imaginative truth, and is beautifully written.' Hilary Mantel on Year of Wonders

 

This event is an opportunity to hear from Mike Alfreds and Jane Arnfield about their creative process.

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