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JEFFERSON’S GARDEN: Watford Palace – 5th-21st February

The world premiere of a gripping, powerful, entertaining and timely play from the internationally acclaimed writer Timberlake Wertenbaker. Directed by Brigid Larmour.

America. 1776.

Christian is a Quaker. His family came to America to live in peace. But he is a young man fired up by dreams of revolution. Should he defy his community and pick up a gun?

Thomas Jefferson is an idealist, with a vision of liberty for all. But America is a fractured coalition of states, in a bloody war for independence. How will he balance the ideal with the reality?

Susanna was born a slave. But the British promise to liberate any slave who joins their fight against the revolution. Where does true freedom lie?