This full day event will explore both the making of the NT production of The Welkin, as well as the historical context.
10:30 – 10:35am Welcome
10:35 – 11:20am Insight into Costume and Textiles
Liz Honeybone, Head of the Textile Studio and Claire Suckall, Deputy Textile Artist, National Theatre
11:20 – 11:35am Break
11:30 – 12:10pm Creating the World of The Welkin
Samantha Fellows, Scenic Art Supervisor, National Theatre
12:15 – 1:15pm The Welkin in context: Midwifery and childbirth in Georgian England
Kirsty Chilton, Medical Historian, Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
1:15 – 2:30pm Lunch
2:30 – 4pm Inside The Welkin Rehearsal Room
Sara Joyce, Staff Director and members of the understudy company demonstrate how sections of the text were approached in rehearsals.
Tickets £60 / £40 (senior citizens) / £15 (students/U18s/entry pass)
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