SKETCHES BY BOZ by Charles Dickens, adapted by Stephen Wyatt

£10.00

Five thirty minute stories from Stephen Wyatt’s highly popular Radio 4 dramatisations of Charles Dickens’s Sketches by Boz.

THE TUGGS’S AT RAMSGATE

LOVE AND OYSTERS

THE BOARDING HOUSE

SENTIMENT

THE STEAM EXCURSION

200 pages

 

Description

CHARACTERS

THE TUGGS’S AT RAMSGATE – 4M 3F

BOZ

MR JOSEPH TUGGS

MRS TUGGS

CHARLOTTE TUGGS

SIMON TUGGS

CAPTAIN WATERS

BELINDA WATERS

 

LOVE & OYSTERS – 5M 4F DOUBLING POSSIBLE

BOZ

JOHN DOUNCE

ROSA

TOBACCONIST

DORA

HARRIS

PAINTER

JONES

FANNY

 

THE BOARDING HOUSE – 7M 3F DOUBLING POSSIBLE

BOZ

MRS TIBBS

MR TIBBS

MRS BLOSS

AGNES

EVENSON

GOBLER

WISBOTTLE

POSTMAN

MR O’BLEARY

 

SENTIMENT – 5M 3F DOUBLING POSSIBLE

BOZ

MARIA CRUMPTON

AMELIA CRUMPTON

CORNELIUS BROOK DINGWALL, ESQ MP

THEODOSIUS BUTLER

LAVINIA

FOOTMAN

HUGGINS

 

THE STEAM EXCURSION – 7M 5F – DOUBLING POSSIBLE

BOZ

PERCY NOKES

MRS TAUNTON

COUSIN HARDY

MRS BRIGGS

MRS STUBBS

ALEXANDER BRIGGS

BOAT MASTER

CAPTAIN HELVES

STEWARD

JULIA BRIGGS

EMILY TAUNTON

 

To perform all plays a minimum of 5M and 3F required.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Performed first on BBC Radio 4 in 1999 directed by Sally Avens with casts including Nicholas Farrell, Imelda Staunton, Julian Rhind Tutt, Samantha Spiro, David Calder and Tracy Ann Oberman. Repeated regularly on Radio 4 Extra and now available in a BBC/Audible audio drama set.

The radio recordings have been published by Penguin Audio – https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1444590/sketches-by-boz/9781529142327.html

RUNNING TIME

Each play lasts approximately 30 minutes

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

 

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