Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd “A String of Pearls”

“Easy shaving for a penny, as good as you will find any.”

Before Stephen Sondheim, Thomas Peckett Prest and James Malcolm Rymer created the penny-dreadful novel “The String of Pearls” featuring the original and infamous character of Sweeney Todd, the demon barber. This audio drama is performed by Kelly Ventura and is based on the public domain work by Prest and Rymer “The String of Pearls”.

Sweeney Todd’s victims find themselves meeting terrible fates after sitting in his barber chair. This tale, a series of stories delighted and thrilled English audiences during the Victorian era.

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