Theatre Royal Winchester
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.
Address:21-23 Jewry Street
Tickets:Tickets £26, Friends £22, Concessions £18, Schools/Groups (8+) £14, Matinée £21, Matinée Friends £18, Matinée Concessions £15, Matinée Schools/Groups (8+) £12. Friends Offer 2 for 1 on opening night.
Contact Information:Tel: 01962 840440
Tilted Wig Productions and Malvern Theatres present Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations With Nichola McAuliffe as Miss Havisham Adapted by Ken Bentley Director Sophie Boyce Couzens Designer James Turner.
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 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.
Includes post-show talk on Thursday 26 April
By Bus:Passengers may be dropped off outside the theatre. Parking for coaches is available at the coach park, Worthy Lane. This coach park is Pay and Display.
By Train:The Theatre Royal is a short walk (about 5 mins) from Winchester railway station along City Road to Jewry Street. Trains run directly from London Waterloo (55 mins), Basingstoke (20 mins) and Southampton (15 mins) as well as many other line stations.
Access for wheelchair users
Level access toilet
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