Wyrd Sisters was a cracking little fringe play did at the Gatehouse Theatre in Hampstead. Adapted from Terry Pratchett's novel, it is a comic take on Shakespeare and involves witches, a cowardly duke, evil queen, Death himself, a ghost that can't remember his lines and a wandering troupe of thespians. In the show we all doubled up playing various roles and I was primarily the naïve young actor Tomjohn but also doubled up as Death and a lecherous West Country guard. Here's what some critics thought of me:
"...Meanwhile the usurped young Tomjohn - played by a
perfectly goofy Scott Joseph - returns to the court years later as
an actor and coincidentally takes part in a play which causes the
The Stage | Nuala Calvi (published Thu 20 October 2005) - read full review
"The actors certainly did the characters justice … The
storyline unfolded and the character of Tomjohn, a foundling whom
the witches want to install as rightful King, played by Scott
Joseph, really came into his own."
Camden New Journal | Jennie Gruner - read full review
"Pratchett writes great characters and the highly
accomplished actors do them full justice"
Ham & High Review | Aline Waites