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Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre / Events / Wed 13 Jun 2018

The Mill on the Floss – Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

The Mill on the Floss – Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

The Mill on the Floss – Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Wed 13 June, 7:30pm
£14 / £12 Concs. / £10 Students

“They had entered the thorny wilderness, and the golden gates of their childhood had for ever closed behind them.”
In this fluid and visceral re-imagining, Helen Edmundson (Queen Anne, Coram Boy, The Heresy of Love) turns George Eliot's unforgettable story of first love, sibling rivalry and regret into a wonderfully theatrical examination of the psyche of one of classic literature’s most charismatic heroines.
Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of her parents, but her passionate, wayward nature and her fierce intelligence bring her into constant conflict with her family.
As she reaches adulthood, the clash between their expectations and her desires is painfully played out as she finds herself torn between her relationships with three very different men: her proud and

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