19:00, Tue 19th – Sat 23rd October 2021 at Corpus Playroom
Michaelmas Week 2
Am I the devil? ...You don’t need be the devil, I been hurt by men.
Set against the backdrop of a 17th-century witch hunt, Vinegar Tom depicts the lives of women on the fringes of society. Alice sleeps with a mysterious man. Joan throws curses at her enemies with her old tomcat by her side. Susan is burdened with an unwanted pregnancy. As these women’s lives intertwine, they find themselves subject to all the horrors of hysteria, superstition, and patriarchy as they are pressured to confess - are they a witch?