Thursday 8, Friday 9 and Saturday 10 June – Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – A Musical Thriller

The Izzard Theatre, Bexhill 6th Form College, Penland Road, TN40 2JG

Set in Victorian London, Sweeney Todd tells of a Fleet Street barber, Benjamin Barker, who was deported to Australia on a trumped up charge because the evil Judge Turpin desired his wife. Fifteen years later Barker escapes back to London determined to have his revenge on Turpin and his subordinate, Beadle Bamford. Under the guise of Sweeney Todd, he works his way back into society by restoring his barber’s shop, and making his living by slitting the throats of customers and putting them into pies to be sold at Mrs Lovett’s pie shop.

Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler. From an adaptation by Christopher Bond. Originally directed by Harold Prince

Originally produced on Broadway by Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards in association with Dean & Judy Manos

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe). All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe www.mtishows.co.uk.

Dates and start times: Thursday 8th at 7pm, Friday 9th at 7pm, Saturday 10th at 2pm & 7pm. Ticket Prices: £12. Book Tickets by telephone: 01424 214545 ext 1146.