Written & performed by Alison Skilbeck and directed by Tim Hardy, this one-woman show sets out to disprove that “there are no good parts in Shakespeare for older women.” The Power Behind The Crone opened the 2016 RADA Festival, played the Bloomsbury Festival and Edinburgh Fringe Assembly Rooms 2017.
Alison Skilbeck plays Professor Artemis Turret, who is forced to reveal unexpected theatrical talents in seven wildly contrasting roles, as she takes up the characters of some remarkable – and often unsung – Shakespearean ladies.
Dates & Tickets
This is a past event, therefore tickets are no longer available.
Dinner & show offer
Enjoy an evening at Bridport Art Centre’s Pantry Restaurant.
*A pre Show Supper is available with this event*
The menus will be published alongside the event two weeks before the show. Vegetarian options available.
There will be an option to add your supper to your cart when you book the event.
£14.95 two course /£17.95 three course
“The Power Of The Crone is required viewing””
‘Brilliantly observed, richly comic characters, all played to painful perfection.’”