Open lock to the Dead Man’s knock! Fly, bolt and bar and band! Nor move, nor swerve, joint, muscle, or nerve at the spell of the Dead Man’s hand! Newbury Youth Theatre present the tall tale of Wizard John Palmer, who exorcised a Boxford cottage, silenced the bells of Welford and stopped the curse of a dead man’s hand in Winterbourne. 'Executed with finesse and artistry by the young performers to make for a truly beautiful performance' **** (EdinburghGuide.com). 'One of the best theatrical young companies in the world ever' (ThreeWeeks).