Drama

Great Expectations

Titled Wig Productions & Malvern Theatres

Tue 6 — Sat 10 Mar

at Theatre Royal

Adapted by Ken Bentley

Director Sophie Boyce Couzens

Designer James Turner

 

The team who delighted audiences here with Travels With My Aunt in 2015 and Our Man In Havana this summer are back with Dickens’ timeless classic in a powerful new stage adaptation.

Following a terrifying encounter with an escaped convict, young Pip is given an unexpected chance to better himself by visiting the reclusive and mysterious Miss Havisham. In the decaying grandeur of her house, Pip falls in love with Estella and helped by an anonymous benefactor, he moves to the bustling city to pursue his dream of winning Estella’s heart and of becoming part of the educated elite.

Peopled by some of Dickens’ most colourful and memorable characters and painted in rich, vivid colours across a vast landscape of people and locations, this stunning new version promises a powerful and theatrical telling of Dickens’ universally loved masterpiece.

Olivier Award-winning actress, Nichola McAuliffe, leads the cast as the iconic Miss Havisham. Nichola is best known for her role in the long running TV series Surgical Spirit, the films Tomorrow Never Dies and Chéri and her many stage appearances including Kiss Me Kate for the RSC, The Night of the Iguana in the West End & Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van.

There is a captioned performance of Great Expectations on Wed 7 Mar at 2pm.

Booking Information

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Tue 6 Mar at 7:30pm Book Now!
Wed 7 Mar at 2:00pm Book Now!
Wed 7 Mar at 7:30pm Book Now!
Thu 8 Mar at 7:30pm Book Now!
Fri 9 Mar at 7:30pm Book Now!
Sat 10 Mar at 3:00pm Book Now!
Sat 10 Mar at 7:30pm Book Now!

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