The Turn of the Screw
The Venture Theatre, Ashby-de-la-Zouch
23rd Mar 2023 - 1st Apr 2023
UNTIL Saturday 1st April
A play adapted by Patrick Prior from the novel by Henry James.
The Turn of the Screw tells the tale of a young governess who agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. However, shortly after she arrives, she realises they are not alone. There are others: the ghosts of Bly's troubled past.The governess will risk everything to keep the children safe, even if it means giving herself up to the 'others'.
Please note that following the performance on Friday 31st March, there will be a free Q&A session with playwright Patrick Prior and the cast.
Patrick has more than thirty professional productions to his credit. Formerly writer-in-residence and Associate Writer at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, he has also written for television and radio. In addition, Patrick has published several novels and short stories.
Doors open at 6.45pm, Performance starts at 7.30pm, Tickets £10 (including complementary programme)