Great Expectations

Tuesday 27 March 2018 to Saturday 31 March 2018

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tilted Wig Productions and Malvern Theatres present

Great Expectations 
By Charles Dickens

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 in 2015 and Our Man in Havana in summer 2017 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. 

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Times & Prices

Evenings 7.45pm
Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm

Tuesday - Thursday 7.45pm £16, £17, £19.50, £21.50
Friday & Saturday 7.45pm £16, £18, £21.50, £23.50
Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm £19

Concessions £1.50 off (7.45pm only)
Students & Under 16s £9
Under 25s £10
Groups buy over 10 tickets receive 10% off (7.45pm only)
Friends of The Devonshire Park Theatre 25% off (First 2 nights only)

Price inclusive of £1 per ticket booking fee

Additional Info

Audio described performance Friday 7.45pm & Saturday 2.30pm

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