Stratford-upon-Avon Drama Group
On a dark and stormy night, a king is murdered, his infant son taken from the castle. As the usurping Duke Felmet claims the throne, three witches – the severe Granny Weatherwax, the amiable Nanny Ogg, and the naive Magrat Garlick – meet to plan the fate of the exiled Prince and, indeed, the entire country.
At least, they’ll get round to that, once they’ve had a nice cup of tea. With biscuits.
Adapted from Terry Pratchett’s novel by Stephen Briggs, and brought to life in this amateur production by the Phoenix Players, Wyrd Sisters takes all the classic trappings of a Shakespeare tragedy and turns them up till the knobs fall off. With an evil Duke and Duchess, three Witches, a Fool, a ghost, a demon, an unlikely troupe of actors, and more besides, this play has something for everyone – and nothing is quite as it seems…