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Womans (Like Romans, but with a ‘W’)

Scratchworks Theatre Company

Tue 08 Oct 2019


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Seated | Ages 7+


£10* (£8)* / Family ticket £30*



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Womans (Like Romans, but with a ‘W’)

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WOMANS (Like Romans, but with a ‘W’)

It’s 44BC, Ancient Rome. Our hero, Leta, has been declared a traitor by the Roman Senate. She is given a punishment worse than death – Damnatio Memoriae – to be erased from history.  Whilst noble Gladiators and infamous Emperors around her are becoming legends, her name will be scratched out and forgotten forever. But with the help from some mischievous Muses, she decides to rebel against the Republic.  

Follow Leta’s determined journey to reclaim her place in the history books, from crashing the Colosseum to freeing the slaves, she will go to the ends of the empire to make her mark.

???? ‘Highly imaginative…a genuinely funny & clever show’

‘This likeable show is performed with zest’

???? Highly entertaining…riotous fun!’

‘A frenzied feminist fiction told through a whirlwind of tightly choreographed theatrical invention’

Scratchworks Theatre Company 

Scratchworks Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble of four women who work collaboratively to create highly visual, playful theatre from scratch. Founded in Exeter in 2013, we share a passion for creating original stories that use a diverse mix of physical movement, puppetry and live music to entertain and inspire our audiences.

For the past 6 years, we have been bringing high-quality theatre & inspirational workshops to people all over the UK. We were awarded VAULT’s ‘Festival Spirit Award’ 2017 and nominated for the Charlie Hartill Award 2016 and the IYAF: Best of Brighton Fringe Theatre Award 2017.

Our work is supported by Arts Council England and we are Core Associates of the Exeter Phoenix. 


Tue 08 Oct | 4.30pm – 7.30pm | Free (Booking Essential)

Get exclusive ‘behind-the-scenes’ access with the first of our Industry Evening nights. This is a new series of events, committed to opening doors and offering career development opportunities.

A tour of the venue will be followed by an exclusive chance to meet Scratchworks Theatre Company, to ask them all about running a successful theatre company.

Engage with creative professionals and hear about a wide range of creative job opportunities, entry routes, career paths and individual experiences. There will then be the opportunity to participate in a CV surgery with Entertainment Director, Dan Howson before the evening’s show.

Find out more about this Industry Evening here >>

Venue: Exeter Phoenix, Auditorium

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