Spanish language with live translation
Performed by students of Bedford School & Bedford Girls’ School
Young couples have everything to look forward to.
A few years enjoying each other’s company before finally bringing a new life into the world. This is all that Yerma desires. But she has not been blessed with a child and, as years of childless marriage turn into decades, her obsession with motherhood grows.
Federico García Lorca’s most famous work Yerma, explores the plight of a young wife desperate to conceive, and the bitterness that mounts when desires are thwarted and dreams are slowly crushed by the passing of time.