Sarah Sigal’s new play World Enough And Time interweaves three stories from three different centuries to create a provocative piece of theatre about women’s lives in political landscapes.
2014. Celia appears to have it all – a high-flying career, financial security and a picture-perfect family – but then a friend from her past turns up and the certainties of her spotless life start to crumble.
1936. Pamela is a journalist and has been asked to interview little-known American socialite Wallis Simpson. What begins as a piece on cocktails and couture becomes more dangerous when she meets MI5 agent Charlie, who is monitoring the relationships between Simpson, the Prince of Wales and Adolf Hitler.
1647. With the men of the village away fighting and Cromwell’s army bearing down on them, Lady Anne’s royalist household is struggling to survive. But when Anne’s illegitimate half-sister and suspected witch Joan arrives on her doorstep looking for protection, she is faced with a terrible choice.