The Barrett’s of Wimpole Street

A little bit of crazy

On Friday night we went to watch The Barrett’s of Wimpole Street,  It was the latest play that Wayne, a friend of mine was acting in at the Masque Theatre in Muizenberg. The play is set in 1875, so the women get to wear those amazing Victorian princess dresses with hoops that I absolutely love. It’s also a bit of a romance as you see Elizabeth Barrett, who struggles to walk because of injury is kind of swept off her feet by Robert Browning. Elizabeth writes poetry and he makes contact with her to meet her because of the poems she has written. […]

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