Vinegar Tom: 1991

Vinegar Tom



Set in a seventeenth century village, Vinegar Tom portrays a witch hunt. Who will be accused and who will escape? The play tells the story of Alice and her mother Joan who are accused of witchcraft. The play uses twentieth century songs to link the themes of humiliation and oppression to the present day. It’s a play about poverty and prejudice, issues as relevant now as they were then.







‘Lucy Pitman Wallace’s direction gives food for thought and is persuasively impassioned while her cast are engagingly energetic’ What’s On 

‘The piece is beautifully lit like a Caravaggio painting and Finola Bryan offers an engaging balance of superstition amd irreverent practical thinking in the main role of Alice’ The Good Times

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