NTL: The Welkin

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Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Mon, Jun 8 7:00 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Wed, Jun 10 1:00 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sat, Jun 13 1:00 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$20.00
$14.00 (Wednesdays)
Members:$15.00
$12.00 (Wednesdays)
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$10.00
Film Info
Program:Stage on Screen
National Theatre Live
Tags:Theater
Performance
Drama
Runtime:120 min
Country/Region:United Kingdom
Language:English
Cast/Crew
Director:James Macdonald
Screenwriter:Lucy Kirkwood

Description

One life in the hands of 12 women.

Rural England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, 21-year-old Sally Poppy is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder.

When Sally claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she’s telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose. With only midwife Lizzy Luke prepared to defend the girl, and a mob baying for blood outside, the matrons wrestle with their new authority, and the devil in their midst.

James Macdonald (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) directs Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything, Funny Cow) and Ria Zmitrowicz (Three Girls, Mr. Selfridge) in this bold and gripping thriller from Tony-nominated writer Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica, Skins). Broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.


STAGE ON SCREEN

The world's finest stage performances from London's National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon shown on-screen at the St. Anthony Main Theatre.

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