Theatre & Dance
21 June 2024–23 June 2024

The Welkin

The Junction

Starts 21 June 2024

Ends 23 June 2024

Venue The Junction

Warehouse 72


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. With only midwife Lizzy Luke prepared to defend the girl, and a mob baying for blood outside, the matrons wrestle with their new authority, and the devil in their midst.