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The Witch of Edmonton – The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Writers: William Rowley,Thomas Dekker &John Ford Director: Gregory Doran Reviewer: James Garrington When it first appeared in 1621, The Witch of Edmonton was a very topical piece indeed. Only a few months earlier, Elizabeth Sawyer had faced a trial for her life for supposed witchcraft in the village of Edmonton, and the play tells the story of the events that ...

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The Changeling – Young Vic, London

Writer: Thomas Middleton and William Rowley Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3.5] Joe Hill-Gibbins’ raucous production of The Changeling first played the intimate Maria studio at the Young Vic earlier this year and encouraged by its success there, it has now transferred into the main theatre to provide a Gothic pre-Christmas treat. Middleton and Rowley’s Jacobean tragedy which spirals ...

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