Chatsworth House during the Second World War. The Devonshire family make way for an evacuated girls’ school, the grand interiors converted to dormitories and classrooms. Pupils Ceri and Gwyneth explore these new surroundings and their history, above and below stairs. But a ghost story about a screaming woman on the bridge in the grounds seems disturbingly true – and all the more disturbing for the parallels it presents with the secret love affair they discover their charismatic teacher Miss Cairns is involved in….
The Woman On The Bridge was recorded to a live audience of over 150 people at The Palace Hotel as part of The Buxton Festival and was nominated for a Buxton Fringe Theatre Award.
Written by: Marty Ross
Starring: Ceri Gifford, Jessica Dennis, James Parkes and Sarah Whitehouse
Directed by: David Beck
Sound by: Malcolm Thorp and Gareth Brown
Editing by: Malcolm Thorp