GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens, adapted by John-Robert Partridge & Catherine Prout

£5.00

The famous Dickens story is brought to life in this faithful and vivid adaptation.

A chance meeting with a convict starts an extraordinary journey for young Pip who discovers, life, love and family. A tale of revenge and regret and hope amidst an array of wonderful characters.

This adaptation can be performed by as few as 8 actors with doubling.

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CHARACTERS

Pip

Estella

Miss Havisham

Joe Gargery

Mrs Joe

Abel Magwitch

Biddy

Herbert Pocket

Wemmick

Bentley Drummle

Mr Jaggers

Sergeant

Compeyson

Orlick

Pumblechook

Lady

Molly

Lawyer

Messenger

Bailiff

WITH DOUBLING THIS PRODUCTION MAY BE PERFORMED WITH A CAST OF 8

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

THIS VERSION OF GREAT EXPECTATIONS WAS FIRST PERFORMED IN 2019 AT THE ATTIC THEATRE, STRATFORD UPON AVON BY TREAD THE BOARDS COMPANY

The Cast and Creatives were as follows;

Pip – Pete Meredith
Estella/Sergeant – Ellie Eaves
Joe/Wemmick/Bentley Drummle – Daniel Arbon
Mrs Joe/Biddy – Catherine Prout
Herbert Pocket/Orlick/Pumblechook – Robert Moore
Miss Havisham – Lesley Wilcox
Abel Magwitch – William Hayes
Jaggers/Compeyson – Andrew Woolley
Understudy Biddy/Mrs Joe – Charlotte Ellen
All other roles played by members of the company
CREATIVES:
Director – John-Robert Partridge
Set Design – Zoe Rolph
Lighting Design – Kat Murray
Costume Design – Catherine Prout
Sound Design – Elliott Wallis

 

PREVIEW

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