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Amelia Online

South Street presents a film of our original SITELINES production

Watch anytime online until 30th Nov

A filmed version of our hit SITELINES production recorded on 16th July 2021. 

In March 1896, a brown paper package was found floating in the river at Caversham lock.  

What was discovered inside brought an end to the chilling career of baby farmer Amelia Dyer.  

Exploiting the train lines, the ineptitude of the police and the desperation of women in the Victorian era, Dyer is believed to be responsible for 400 infant deaths. An original, provocative and innovative promenade show that walks in the steps of Amelia. 

'Amelia' was originally staged in July 2019 and returned by popular demand in July 2021 having received glowing reviews from audiences. The show was staged outdoors around Caversham Lock & View Island in Reading, the very location where Amelia committed many of her crimes.

Performed by Sabina Netherclift, Emma Prendergast & Benedict Sandiford

Originally created by Cassie Friend, Benedict Sandiford & Sabina Netherclift  

Written by Benedict Sandiford  

Produced by John Luther
Production Manager: Adrian Croton
Stage Manager: Zoe Gibson

Supported with funding from the National Lottery by Arts Council England.

Tickets: Pay What You Can (between £0 - £10)
Age Guidance: 14+

Important info:
You will be sent an e-ticket with the link to the film on our website. You will need to ensure you are logged into the account you booked the show with when on the website for the film to play. You will be able to use your link anytime until 30th November.

"Excellent, imaginative telling of this well-known Reading true story."

Audience Member

"Enjoyable and striking from the first moment."

Audience Member