The Electrical Venus
By Julie Mayhew. May 1749. Grainger's travelling fair develops an astonishing new act, care of Sebastian Fox and his 'electrickery'.
May 1749. Grainger's travelling fair develops an astonishing new act, care of Sebastian Fox and his 'electrickery' in a play by Julie Mayhew.
In the courtyard of a country tavern, Mr Francis P Grainger displays the wonders of his menagerie - animal and human.
Mim is the illegitimate daughter of an aristocratic lady and her black slave, and she's been raised by Grainger since she was a baby. But now her mistress, Hildy 'the Hog-Faced Lady', has run away to London, Mim needs to find her own act.
Sound design by Caleb Knightley
Directed by Emma Harding.
|Old Joe||David Cann|
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