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Crowley & Co. / The Heritage Arts Company: Great Expectations at the Old Red Lion Theatre

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Time 19:30
Date 06/01/18
Price £19.95

The classic story for the modern day. Crowley & Co. and The Heritage Arts Company present this funny, fast-paced and touching adaptation of Charles Dickens' well loved novel.

Running from: Tue 12 Dec - Sat 6 Jan 2018.

It's time to catapult Pip into the 21st century. The script, adapted by Tom Crowley (Shock Treatment, The Quentin Dentin Show) fully reimagines the classic story for the modern day, while capturing Dickens's humour, his humanity and his sense of adventure. Great Expectations remains a story about the ageless themes of unrequited love, the divide between the rich and the poor, and what it means to be a ‘good person'.

Pip is a council estate boy with no money, and no hope for the future. His mother, widow Jo Gargery, is a police officer struggling to provide for herself and her son. Before long, Pip’s life is changed forever after he meets mysterious fugitive Magwycz, the beautiful but troubled Estella and the fearsome, wounded Miss Havisham. Pip’s whirlwind adventure takes him to the heights of big city success - and into more danger than he could have ever imagined.

COMPETITION: Win 1x pair of tickets to attend Crowley & Co. / The Heritage Arts Company: Great Expectations at the Old Red Lion Theatre at 19:30 on Tuesday 12 December. To enter the competition, send an email to vienna@run-riot.com with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ line. The winner will be randomly selected.

Q: Great Expectations is one of two Dickens novels written in the first person, with the character telling the story to the reader. But the question is... What is the other one?
A: .1) The Old Curiosity Shop .2) The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit .3) David Copperfield .4) A Tale of Two Cities