Wild, irreverent and cosmically comical, Little Wimmin dismantles the traditional canon to make way for the doomed future of humankind, asking how we think about the past, what’s wrong with the present and what we’re going to do about the future… if there even is one.
The cast of five women transform the novel into a darkly funny, thought-provoking and surreal show with their distinctive punky and clunky perspective.
Prepare to laugh at the traditions of theatre and poke fun at people’s obsession with ‘the classics’ as the Figs use the story as their very own trojan horse, turning it on it’s head before dismantling it completely and mutuating it into an unrecognizable cartoon catastrophe that talks about climate change, astrology and the infinite nature of the universe.
Co-commissioned by HOME Manchester and Cambridge Junction through Stobbs New Ideas Fund. Supported by the artsdepot Creation Space Bursary, Battersea Arts Centre, Pleasance Theatre, Metal Southend, New Diorama Theatre and Queen Mary University of London.
Age Recommendation: 12+
Above all, it's phenomenally funny