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BULLETS AND BEETROOT LIPS

By Ade Morris

Wed 17 Nov 2010 - Sat 20 Nov 2010

The story spans two eras at the same location; Mason's Farm somewhere to the west of Newbury in 1940, and again in the summer of 1996. Into this world arrives a group of Land Army girls 'digging for victory' during the Second World War. Fifty years later their grand-daughters, students at the local college, become involved in the road protest of the late nineties. Both groups of young women defend the land in their own way and the past and present blend and bleed as both stories plunge into resonant crisis. Funny, poetic, moving and tragic this story also has another eloquent character, the extraordinary and patient landscape of West Berkshire itself.

Tickets
£10.50  and £6.50 concessions

Performance running time:
First Act
         50 mins
Interval          20 mins
Second Act   45 mins

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Performance times
Wednesday to Friday at 7.30pm
Saturday at 6.30pm

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Presented by The Watermill Young Company

Directed by Ade Morris
Designed by Julieann Worrall Hood
Lighting designed by Lawrence T Doyle