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Austen’s Women: Lady Susan

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September 15 @ 7:30 pm
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Austen’s Women are back – in a brand-new solo show!

From the award-winning creators of Austen’s Women, Female Gothic, Christmas Gothic and A Room of One’s Own.

Devil-may-care Lady Susan, the coquettish black widow, hunting down not one, but two, fortunes; oppressed, rebellious daughter Frederica; longsuffering sister-in-law Catherine; family matriarch Mrs De Courcy; and insouciant best friend, Alicia.

Return to the Regency (or rather, Georgian) in this darkly comic tale of society and the women trapped within it; their struggles, their desires, their temptations and manipulations – and at the vanguard, Lady Susan: charming, scheming, witty, and powerful; taking on society and making it her own. But has she met her match?

Based on Jane Austen’s first full-length work from 1794, and created entirely from letters, the piece is performed by Rebecca Vaughan and directed by Andrew Margerison.

Praise for Dyad Productions:
★★★★★ “Truly extraordinary… one of the most exciting young performers on the British stage” – British Theatre Guide
★★★★★ “Vaughan is simply sublime” – Huffington Post
★★★★★ “Outstanding…gripping… Vaughan is never less than magnetic” – Three Weeks
★★★★★ “Towering… luscious… assured… rich” – The Scotsman

Austen’s Women: Lady Susan
Based on the novella by Jane Austen
Performed by Rebecca Vaughan
Directed by Andrew Margerison
Produced by Dyad Productions
Created in collaboration with The Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead.

Duration: Approximately 75 minutes straight through.
After a brief interval Rebecca Vaughan has kindly agreed to join us in the bar for an informal Q&A.
Recommended age : 12+

Moss Park, Ravenstone, Whithorn
Venue Details
The Swallow Theatre, Moss Park
Ravenstone, Whithorn, DG8 8DR
Events Details
Date :
15 September 2024
Time :
7:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost :
£15
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The Swallow Theatre
01988 850368
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