The tale of the last woman to be publicly hanged in Dorset is set to come to life on stage in Dorchester.

Angel Exit Theatre’s production The Ballad of Martha Brown is being performed at the county town’s Corn Exchange tonight and tomorrow from 7.30pm. The event is part of the Dorchester Festival.

For more information about the performances or tickets visit dorchesterarts.org.uk or call 01305 266926.