Performance

VenueCorn Exchange
TownNewbury
CountyBerkshire
From8th November 2001
To8th November 2001
When19:45
PricesFrom £10.50. To £10.50.
What is currently on at Corn Exchange (V732)

Nicholas Nickleby

T01990489695
Author Charles Dickens


Archive :: production:T01990489695, play:S01521714170, venue:V732

Production details

Red Shift's production of Nicholas Nickleby breathes fresh life into Dickens' classic story. Retaining the wit and wisdom of the novel, the production is by turns hilarious and deeply moving. It relocates Nicholas's adventures to Britain in the 1950s; the story-tellers are a spectral ensemble - ghosts of Ralph and Squeers' past victims. This framing gives the story a dramatic drive and a sharp contemporary resonance and rediscovers the punch that made Dickens famous in his time as a serious social commentator as well as a master storyteller.

Company

Company Red Shift
Adapted by Jonathan Holloway
Director Jonathan Holloway
Design Neil Irish
Music Jon Nicholls
Performer Darren Hawkes
Performer Stephen Lucas
Performer Kate Rawson
Performer Susan Swanton
Performer James Traherne
Performer Mario Vernazza
Performer Tim Weekes

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