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NT Live: The Welkin 15

Released: 21st May, 2020

3h 0m | Live, Theatre
Next, we are broadcasting live a brand new play The Welkin by Lucy Kirkwood from the National Theatre in London. The ensemble cast of 12 includes Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything, Shameless) and Ria Zmitrowicz (Three Girls, Mr Selfridge) who tell the thrilling story of a young woman sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she’s telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose.
Directed by: James Macdonald
Starring: Maxine Peake and Ria Zmitrowicz