After decades free from witch hunts, cunning woman Jane Wenham is blamed for a tragic death – and charged with witchcraft. A terrifying ordeal begins, as the village is torn between those who want to save her life, and those who claim to want to save her soul.
Inspired by events in a Hertfordshire village, Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s beautiful, throat-catching new play is alive with the mysteries of nature, sex and the supernatural, and blasts society’s hunger to find – and create – witches.
World premiere ends its tour - reviews are from Watford Palace or other venues.
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“Jabs at its audience's conscience as sharply and persistently as Jane's God-fearing tormentors prick her flesh. ”
“Hits home... Fascinating and finely wrought, with fresh and well-crafted dialogue... Bellamy is heartbreaking and very real. ”