The Woman in White by Constance Cox
Adapted from the novel by Wilkie Collins
Our September production is a 19th Century Drama and a compelling tale of love, betrayal and greed.
Walter Hartright’s life is changed forever after a chance encounter with a mysterious woman, dressed in white. desperate to reveal her chilling secret. When he takes up his position as drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie and her half sister Marion, he sees in Laura’s face an eerie reflection of the forlorn creature he met previously.
Sir Percival Glyde, who is being hounded for money by the sinister Count Fosco, marries the heiress Laura Fairlie for her fortune. As events unfold, Glyde’s efforts to secure the money – and also to remove the threat to his reputation posed by the unfortunate Anne Catherick – become more desperate and cruel.
Combined with this tale of disturbing intrigue are elements of romance and comedy: the resulting mix is headily entertaining.
Monday 25th to Saturday 30th September, nightly at 7:30pm