a new musical by Packham & Kealy
Can a couple conclusively prove they haven’t argued all year?
Since 1104, Great Dunmow has hosted the Flitch Trials, an otherwise lost tradition. In the trials, married couples convince a mock court that they haven’t argued for one year and one day. Upon satisfying the jury, they win a flitch of bacon.
FLITCH follows 6 married couples, alongside costumed townsfolk performing roles of the court. In this world where pop-meets-medieval and Kurt Weill meets Lily Allen, we’ll give couples permission to argue, provincial traditions permission to evolve, and communities the opportunity to celebrate their absurd histories.
FLITCH was presented some work at Into the Works with Music Box Theatre on the 11th and 12th February. Check it out HERE.
FLITCH has been selected as one of 29 shows (out of 265 pitched) to be showcased at BEAM2023.
Join us in May at Oxford Playhouse!
Book your tickets here.