Great Expectations

Production details

  • Venue
  • UK tour
  • Production company
  • Tilted Wig Productions
  • Malvern Theatres
  • Performance dates
  • 8 Feb–23 Jun 2018
  • Written by
  • Charles Dickens
  • Adapted by
  • Ken Bentley
  • Directed by
  • Sophie Boyce Couzens
  • Designed by
  • James Turner
  • Lighting by
  • Richard Williamson
  • Sound by
  • Max Pappenheim
  • Composer
  • Ollie King
  • Choreographer
  • Corinne Meredith
  • Dramaturg
  • Katherine Senior
  • Stage Manager
  • David North
  • ASM
  • Sophie Duffin
  • Costume Supervisor
  • Holly Henshaw
  • Production Manager
  • Paul Debreczeny
  • Marketing images
  • Matt Austin
  • Marketing
  • Mark Slaughter
  • Press
  • Martin Shippen
  • Produced by
  • Katherine Senior
  • Matthew Parish

Cast

  • Miss Havisham
  • Nichola McAuliffe
  • Abel Magwitch
  • Bentley Drummle
  • Daniel Goode
  • Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip
  • Séan Aydon
  • Estella Havisham
  • Molly
  • Isla Carter
  • Mrs Joe Gargery
  • Biddy
  • Camilla
  • Clara Barley
  • Landlady
  • Counsellor
  • Judge
  • Eliza Collings
  • Joe Gargery
  • John Wemmick
  • Cousin Raymond
  • Startop
  • Officer
  • Edward Ferrow
  • Mr Pumblechook
  • Compeyson
  • Mr Jaggers
  • Dolge Orlick
  • The Aged Parent
  • James Dinsmore
  • Sergeant
  • Policeman
  • Herbert Pocket
  • James Camp

Synopsis

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 Satis House, Pip falls in love with Estella and helped by an anonymous benefactor, he moves to the bustling city to pursue his dream of becoming part of the educated elite and winning Estella’s heart.