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The Torch Theatre welcomes Lady Macbeth (15) with two showings on Sunday, 25  June and Tuesday, 27 June with a subtitled version on Monday, 26.

“Rising British star Florence Pugh electrifies as a teenage bride stuck in a suffocating marriage in William Oldroyd’s heady feature debut”

There’s been a great expectation for this film, directed by William Oldroyd, with The Observer and Evening Standard having identified William as a director to watch in the future. It’s rural England in 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family are cold and unforgiving. When she gets a taste of freedom, she stops being a housewife and becomes ‘Lady Macbeth’. She’s trapped in a life she never wanted with a cruel man and his family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Starring Florence Pugh as the titular ‘Lady Macbeth’, this is a portrait of a beautiful but merciless woman determined to seize her independence in a world dominated by men.

Pugh’s debut performance was in the mystery drama The Falling (2014). For her role as a precocious teenager in the film, she was nominated for Best British Newcomer at the 2014 BFI London Film Festival. She was also nominated for Best Young British/Irish performer at The London Film Critics’ Circle Awards.

To book online visit: www.torchtheatre.co.uk or call our Box Office on (01646) 695267. Make an evening of it and pre-book your theatre meal with our newly refurbished Café Torch.

Customers can now print their own tickets at home, so there will be no need to queue at the Box Office.
Ticket price: £7.40 | £6.00 Concessions | £6.00 TLC | £23.00 Family.

Lady Macbeth (15) can be seen on Sunday, 25 June at 4.30pm and 7.15pm, and on Tuesday, 27 June at 2.30pm and 7.45pm. The subtitled version can be seen on Monday, 26 June at 7.45pm.

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