Cathy: A Retelling of Wuthering Heights

Musicals and Opera (musical theatre, new writing)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
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Description

This new musical by Michael Bascom retells the story of Heathcliff and Cathy, two soul-bound lovers thwarted by family, society and God. The sun shines over the moors, but a storm of vengeance is brewing in this story of a passionate romance which transcends life – and death – itself. Described as 'a highly moving production, brilliantly depicting the tragedy and passion of Bronte's novel' (TCS), the show sees its Fringe debut after premiering last November to a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the University of Cambridge.

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Up a ramp into the building then level access into the theatre.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

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Rachel 93 days ago

Wow, what a show! I’m a huge fan of Brontë, which would make me extra critical, but this uses dialogue straight from the source material, enhanced by beautiful music. The cast is wonderful and the music is outstanding. Go see this if you get the chance, it’s well worth it. But maybe bring some tissues!

Fiona Johnston 95 days ago

Wow oh wow, what a show!
First of all, before the show, I knew nothing about Wuthering Heights. I only knew there were two characters called Cathy and Heathcliff, and it was set on the moors.
Well......after the show, I was blown away and so informed about the story, it was amazing. The performers singing was gorgeous, every note and word was well pronounced. The minimalist set and props was enough - the talent was solely with the performers, and the music. My friend had seen it already and encouraged me to come along and watch - I am so glad I did! 5 stars!!


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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 92 days ago

Mysterious, like Bronte's original...

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 92 days ago

Minimalism and nostalgic melodies lift the production to a transcendental state...

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BritishTheatre.com (3/5 stars) 105 days ago

This new show has been described in publicity as not just a “retelling” but a “reimagining” of the well-known story. However, it largely follows Brontë’s narrative, capturing the intense passions of Cathy and Heathcliff’s ill-fated on-off relationship. Despite the title, this is not just Cathy’s story but presents us with five of the key players, bringing in Cathy’s alcoholic and vicious brother Hindley, her more civilised neighbour and husband Edgar Linton and their maid, Nelly, the main narrator of the novel. It provides a whistlestop trip through their early years in the bleak Wuthering Heights household before zooming in on the final tragic events set in motion by Heathcliff’s return after three years of self-banishment.

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