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An stage adaptation of the original novel, The Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton by Magdalen King-Hall.
Lady Barbara Skelton is beautiful, wild and truly wicked. Forced into a respectable marriage with a man she can’t love, she soon becomes bored and embarks on a secret life of gambling, highway robbery and murder.
But she’s playing a dangerous game. Shadowed by betrayal, threatened by revenge, can Barbara escape her wicked life? Or will she be abandoned to her terrible fate?
The Wicked Lady is in production until 25th July 2009 at the New Vic Theatre (Newcastle-under-Lyme), directed by Theresa Heskins.