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Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall

Troupe today announces the full cast for The Sweet Science of Bruising by Joy Wilkinson which transfers to Wilton's Music Hall, following its sold-out run at Southwark Playhouse last year. Kirsty Patrick Ward directs Owen Brenman (Professor Charlie Sharp), Celeste Dodwell (Violet Hunter), Jane How (Aunt George), Tom Lorcan (Paul Stokes), Emma McDonald (Anna Lamb) and Wilf Scolding (Gabriel Lamb) alongside returning cast, Ashley Cook (Doctor James Bell), Alice Kerrigan (Emily), Jessica Regan (Matilda 'Matty' Blackwell) and Fiona Skinner (Polly Stokes). The production opens at Wilton's Music Hall on 7 June, with previews from 5 June, and runs until 29 June.

"When that bell rings, your life is entirely in your hands."

1869. Deep in the heart of Victorian London is a theatre where only the strongest survive. Controlled by men and constrained by corsets, four very different women are drawn into the dark underground world of female boxing; each finds an unexpected freedom in the ring. As their lives begin to intertwine their journey takes us from grand drawing rooms to rowdy backstreet pubs where the women fight inequality as well as each other. But with the final showdown approaching, only one can become the Lady Boxing Champion of the World...

Fresh from a sold-out run at Southwark Playhouse, Joy Wilkinson (current writer for Doctor Who) brings to life this little-known but important part of the City's history. Featuring an ensemble cast and thrilling live boxing matches, The Sweet Science of Bruising is staged in the electrifying atmosphere of the world's oldest grand music hall located in London's East End, Wilton's Music Hall.

Photo Credit: Mitzi de Margary

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Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Owen Brenman

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Owen Brenman, Jessica Regan, Emma McDonald, Celeste Dodwell, FIona Skinner

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Celeste Dodwell, Jane How, Alice Kerrigan

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Wilf Scolding, Jessica Regan

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Fiona Skinner, Owen Brenman

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Wilf Scolding, Emma McDonald

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Celeste Dodwell, Emma McDonald, Jessica Regan, Fiona Skinner

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Celeste Dodwell, Emma McDonald, Jessica Regan, Fiona Skinner

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Celeste Dodwell, Emma McDonald, Jessica Regan, Fiona Skinner

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Fiona Skinner, Jessica Regan

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING at Wilton's Music Hall
Celeste Dodwell, Fiona Skinner


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