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A tale of two cities: Gloucester and London. A tale of two orphans at the Coram Hospital for Deserted Children: Toby, saved from an African slave ship and Aaron, the abandoned son of the heir to a great estate. A tale of fathers and sons, set in the dark heart of 18th-century England. An epic adventure filled with danger and excitement.
Age advisory 12+ due to some of the themes covered. The project was developed by Tom Morris.Performers Sophie Bould (Alice), Bertie Carvel (Adult Alex), Abby Ford (Young Thomas), Ruth Gemmell (Mrs Lynch), Akiya Henry (Toby), Rebecca Johnson (Lady Ashbrook), Inika Leigh Wright (Miss Price), Stuart McLoughlin (Adult Thomas), Anna Madeley (Young Alex/Aaron), Katherine Manners (Edward), Eve Matheson (Mrs Milcote), Justine Mitchell (Melissa), Paul Ritter (Otis Gardiner/Philip Gaddarn), Jack Tarlton (Meshak Gardiner), Kelly Williams (Isobel), Sharon Maharaj, Chetna Pandya, William Scott-Masson, Adam Shipway, Nicholas Tizzard.
Book by Jamila Gavin. Adapted by Helen Edmundson. Producer National Theatre. Director Melly Still. Design Ti Green. Design Melly Still. Lighting Paule Constable. Music Adrian Sutton. Director Alison de Burgh (fight). Music Derek Barnes. Music Jan Winstone (MD/choir manager). Other Freedom Flying (flying effects). Sound Christopher Shutt.
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