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The Trial of Joan Jurdie

New radio play by We Create Zoom participants

Have a listen to this short radio play, made by We Create participants and Brave Words.

Over the summer our weekly Zoom group learned about Joan Jurdie of Rossington, a real life Doncaster witch. They developed a story about her trial in 1605 and the other characters involved. The group brought ideas to the sessions about characters and plots, including a time-travelling Viking; and here’s what they came up with!



We Create: Mexborough ran from March 2020 – June 2022 and was a partnership project with Cast & Heritage Doncaster, funded by Doncaster CCG. Find out more about the project here.

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