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The Watermill Senior Youth Theatre presents


By Joan Aiken

Adapted for the stage by Russ Tunney

Wed 25 Mar 2015 - Sat 28 Mar 2015

It’s 1832 and wolves roam freely around a dark and wintry England. Left alone after her parents go abroad, Bonnie and her orphaned cousin Sylvia are looking  forward to spending time together in their huge, rambling home, Willoughby Chase. But the arrival of the sinister governess Miss Slighcarp and a mysterious stranger on a train leads them into a frightening series of mysteries. Who is Miss Slighcarp, and what does she want? As enemies take over Willoughby Chase, Bonnie and Sylvia must escape their clutches and solve the puzzle for themselves.

The Senior Youth Theatre brings this classic adventure story to life with its trademark sense of humour and ensemble style. But be warned: this story is full of secret passages, desperate chases on frozen rivers, and wolves - lots and lots of wolves.


The Watermill Senior Youth Theatre is generously supported by The Dr. Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation


Directed by Beth Flintoff
Designed by Toots Butcher
Lighting designed by Pete Maxey