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Great Expectations

  • Winchester area
  • Theatre Royal Winchester
  • 2:30pm Wednesday 25 Apr 2018
  • Tilted Wig Productions and Malvern Theatres
    With Nichola McAuliffe as Miss Havisham
    Adapted by Ken Bentley
    Director Sophie Boyce Couzens
    Designer James Turner

    The team who delighted audiences here with Travels with my Aunt and Our Man in Havana are back with in a exhilarating new stage adaptation of Dickens' timeless classic.

    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.

    Helped by an anonymous benefactor, Pip moves to the bustling city to pursue his dream of winning Estella's heart and becoming part of the educated elite.

    Propelled by some of Dickens' most colourful and memorable characters 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 Cheri 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.

  • Cost: Tickets £26 Friends £22 Conc £18 Groups £14
  • Venue: Theatre Royal Winchester
  • Telephone: 01962 840 440
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