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The Sweet Science of Bruising transfers to Wilton's Music Hall after sold-out run at the Southwark Playhouse
'When that bell rings, your life is entirely in your hands.' 1869. Deep in the heart of Victorian London is a theatre where only the strongest survive. Controlled by men and constrained by corsets, four very different women are drawn into the dark underground world of female boxing; each finds an unexpected freedom in the ring. As their lives begin to intertwine their journey takes us from grand drawing rooms to rowdy backstreet pubs where the women fight inequality as well as each other. But with the final showdown approaching, only one can become the Lady Boxing Champion of the World... Fresh from a sold-out run at Southwark Playhouse, Joy Wilkinson (current writer for Doctor Who) brings to life this little-known but important part of the City’s history. Featuring an ensemble cast and thrilling live boxing matches, The Sweet Science of Bruising is staged in the electrifying atmosphere of the world’s oldest grand music hall located in London’s East End, Wilton’s Music Hall. Cast OWEN BRENMAN - Professor Charlie Sharp CELESTE DODWELL - Violet Hunter JESSICA REGAN - Matilda 'Matty' Blackwell EMMA MCDONALD - Anna Lamb FIONA SKINNER - Polly Stokes JANE HOW - Aunt George ALICE KERRIGAN - Emily WILF SCOLDING - Gabriel Lamb TOM LORCAN - Paul Stokes ASHLEY COOK - Doctor James Bell Creative Team JOY WILKINSON - Playwright KIRSTY PATRICK WARD - Director KATE WATERS - Fight Director ANNA REID - Designer MAX PERRYMENT - Sound Designer and Composer PETER HARRISON - Lighting Designer NATASHA HARRISON - Movement Director
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