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BURKE AND HARE at East Garston Village Hall

A new version by Tom Wentworth
Originally created by Jenny Wren Productions

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Please note this event is taking place at East Garston Village Hall. 

1828, Edinburgh. 

Two Williams, William Burke and William Hare, discover a money making scheme far more lucrative than hosting lodgers. The first rule of business? Supply and demand. In the leading city for medical research, there’s a huge demand for bodies and an inconveniently low number of deaths. The profitable solution? Murder, of course.

As the infamous pair flourish in their new found careers, the more they murder, the less they care but for how long will they get away with it? In a new black comedy that is as hysterical as it is historical, three actors tell the true story of the prolific duo.

The Sackler Trust, Principal Supporter of Watermill Rural Touring

Directed by Abigail Pickard Price
Designed by Toots Butcher