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The Mill on the Floss

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by George Eliot
adapted by Helen Edmundson
directed by Claire Lewis

About the Show

Prepare to be swept away with this exhilarating adaptation of Eliot’s compelling classic. 

Wild and clever, Maggie Tulliver struggles with Victorian society’s stifling conventions.  Denied the opportunities offered to her adored brother, Tom, she desperately tries to reconcile her thirst for knowledge with her family’s expectations.  She strikes up a close friendship with Phillip Wakem, son of a local lawyer, but their fathers become embroiled in a bitter legal dispute that only the prosperous Wakem can win. But then, Maggie meets a passionate man who loves her for her wit, intelligence and sensuality and her true nature threatens to erupt ...

Incorporating original music and complementary movement, this powerful, deeply moving play unfolds, revealing a story with elements of family loss, tragedy and the sheer meanness of fate.

Performance Times

Tuesday 13th - Saturday 17th August 2019 at 7.45pm.


Full Price - £10 (no concessions)

Earlier Event: 17 July
Mary Stuart @ BOAT
Later Event: 21 August
The Mill on the Floss @ BOAT