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Play Reading - Wuthering Heights
26th May from 19:30 to 22:00
In the Comfort Of Your Home

Andrew Sheridan's gripping reinvention of Emily Bronte's classic novel. 

When two souls collide, the impact can resonate for all eternity. So it was – and so it is – with Heathcliff and Cathy. But if they can't be together, the world that struggles to contain them will simply shatter and burn. This adaptation is a searing and ferocious celebration of passion, of desire – and of the female imagination that created this indelible masterpiece.

Exposing a very different but essentially truthful side to literature's most electric couple, it premiered at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, in 2020, in a production directed by Bryony Shanahan, joint Artistic Director of the theatre.

Cast: 5M, 5F
 
The reading will be run using Zoom so please contact Lucy Hayton on lucyhayton@hotmail.com  if you would like the URL link for the session.  
 
If you would like to take part and read for any of the sessions it would be helpful if you could email Lucy Hayton on lucyhayton@hotmail.com  so that we can do some prior arranging of parts.
 
You are very welcome to just come along and listen and take part in the discussion after the read. 
 
In line with our EDI policy, we undertake an EDI impact assessment of all our artistic programming. The story of 'Wuthering Heights' by Emily Bronte adapted by Andrew Sheridan has no specific gender or ethnicity requirements and would benefit from a mixed ethnicity cast, reflective of modern day Yorkshire. 
 
This reading is licenced as an amateur production by arrangement with Nick Hern Books to ensure that artists continue to receive the royalties due to them. 
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