First Performed: March 1987

RNT. Cottesloe Theatre. 19th March – October 1987.

Lorca’s searing poetic play about a childless woman in rural Spain. Her desperate desire for motherhood becomes an obsession that eventually drives her to commit a horrific crime.

Hugh (credited as Richard Bonneville) played a gypsy and, for a number of performances, played Juan, Yerma’s husband.


Federico Garcia Lorca; Peter Luke (translated)


Nikhil Dhupelia, Juliet Stevenson, Roger Lloyd Pack, Julia Ford, Neil Dudgeon, Anne Dysan, Jenny Galloway, Celia Imrie, Heather Tobias


Di Trevis

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