The New Vic's The Wicked Lady in rehearsal New Vic Theatre: Box office 01782 717962 or book online www.newvictheatre.org.uk A spectacular action adventure, specially written for the New Vic by Tony-nominated playwright Bryony Lavery.Directed by Theresa Heskins, this breathtaking production, based on the legend of an aristocrat-turned-highwaywoman, has thrilling, mid-air, bodice-ripping action. Lady Barbara Skelton is beautiful, wild and truly wicked. Forced into a respectable marriage with a man she cant love, she soon becomes bored and embarks on a secret life of gambling, highway robbery and murder. But shes playing a dangerous game. Shadowed by betrayal, threatened by revenge, can Barbara escape her wicked life? Or will she be abandoned to her terrible fate?