The Welkin

08 March, 2023
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Play Author: Lucy Kirkwood

Performed by: Ballyduff Drama Group

One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, Sally Poppy is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she 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.The Welkin is a courtroom drama that sets itself up as a winking feminist twist on Twelve Angry Men.

General Admission: €15

Concession Ticket (OAP/Student – ID Required): €10

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