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Wyrd Sisters



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Summary:

Based on the Terry Pratchett novel of the same name, the action takes place on the fabulous Discworld® (a planet carried through space on a huge turtle) in a small country called Lancre. Three witches - the extravagant Magrat Garlick, the chirpy Nanny Ogg and their superior Granny Weatherwax - find themselves dragged into royal politics. Verence, the king, has been murdered by Duke Felmet, who has taken control of the country.

Yet the duke himself is enthralled to his over-bearing wife, the Duchess. This depressing affair might endure, but we discover that the Duke hates Lancre and the kingdom is in turn pressing the witches to find a king that would take better care of it. Moreover, Verence's baby son has escaped and fallen into the hands of the witches. The son must be protected but Witch Weatherwax doesn't want to get involved - but she may have no choice!

Wyrd Sisters, published in 1988, is Terry Pratchett's sixth novel in the hugely popular Discworld® series. Adaptations have included an animated version and a 4-part BBC Radio dramatisation. Stephen Briggs play is a new adaptation to mark Discworld's 25th Anniversary.



Terry Pratchett's
Wyrd Sisters
10 to 19 November 2011
at the West Side Studio
Directed by Mark Grundy


Cast List:

Granny Weatherwax, a Lancre witch
     Claudia Tranquili
Nanny Ogg, a Lancre witch
     Lea Ostmann
Magrat Garlick, a Lancre witch
     Alexandra Sokolowski
Leonal Felmet, Duke of Lancre
     Carlo Enrico Ghisi
Lady Felmet, his wife
     Melanie Zander
The Fool

     Mark Loveday
Tomjon, a Guard & voice of the Demon
     Andy Williams
Hwel the playwright
     Sam Peterson
The ghost of King Verence
     Eric Beveridge
Vitoller, Actor-manager
     Nicola Policella
Mrs Vitoller & an Actor
     Bonnie Smith
The Chamberlain, a Guard, a Robber & an Actor.
     Tim Colpman
A Bowman, a Sergeant, a Guard & a Robber
     Fabio De Santis
A Soldier, a Guard, an Actor & a Robber
     Matthias Eiblmaier
A Servant & a Demon
     Nik Usmar
A Peasant & an Actor
    
Bella Armstrong-Cowell
An Actor
    
Hannah Beavan
An Actor
    
Lucy Beavan
People of Lancre, animals etc.
   
Lani Usmar, Jessica Wright, Ethan Peterson
    and other members of the cast