The Secret Garden

This Easter Shawbury Village Players will be performing The Secret Garden.

Date: 29th – 30th March 2013 with a Matinee on the 30th

Location: Shawbury Village Hall

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This Classic Children’s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett was written in 1910. It tells the story of Mary Lennox who was born in India to wealthy British parents and lives an unhappy life. There is a Cholera epidemic which kills her family and all the servants leaving Mary alone and forgotten. She is sent to Yorkshire to live with her uncle, Archibold Craven at his home in Misstlethwaite Manor. Spoiled, with a temper,angry and obstinate she quickly discovers that nobody is interested in her and she must amuse herself. She starts to explore the house and gardens and discovers things that have been hidden for 10 years.

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