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Wuthering Heights adaptation to be performed at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

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The classic romantic story of Wuthering Heights is told through music and dance at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal next week.

Emily Bronte’s epic story of love, revenge and redemption, set on the Yorkshire Moors, is at the venue from Tuesday to Saturday as part of its world premiere UK tour.

It is the latest adaptation of the novel, published in 1847, which has had numerous television and film productions

Wuthering Heights at Theatre Royal, Nottingham
Wuthering Heights at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Rescued from the Liverpool docks as a child, Heathcliff is adopted by the Earnshaws and taken to live at Wuthering Heights.

There, he finds a kindred spirit in Catherine Earnshaw and a fierce love ignites.

When forced apart, a brutal chain of events is unleashed.

Shot through with music, dance, passion and hope, Brontë’s masterpiece has been transformed into a powerful theatrical experience.

Wuthering Heights is at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham
Wuthering Heights is at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham

The novel has been adapted and directed by Emma Rice as a co-production with the National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal.

It stars Liam Tamne asHeathcliff, Lucy McCormick as Cathy, and Sam Archer as Lockwood/Edgar Linton.

The rest of the cast is Nandi Bhebhe (The Leader of the Moor) Mirabelle Gremaud (Zillah) Stephanie Hockley (ensemble) TJ Holmes (Robert) Craig Johnson (Mr Earnshaw/Dr Kenneth) Jordan Laviniere (John) Katy Owen (Isabella Linton/Linton Heathcliff) Tama Phethean (Hindley Earnshaw/Hareton Earnshaw) and Witney White (Frances Earnshaw/Young Cathy).

The production is aimed at those aged 12 and over.

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