Archives - Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens
Adapted by Hugh Leonard

Directed by Chris Bruce

Friday 16th – Saturday 24th October 2009 in the Auditorium

Take a classic tale. Add a contemporary re-styling. The result is a wonderful play that moves at a real pace and condenses Dickens’ beautifully evocative language into moments of high drama.

This exciting adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel has all the haunting resonance of the original and conveys the story with great clarity and theatrical flair. The play is a tale of pride, misunderstanding and deceit, and whistles along at a tearing pace.

This production will be performed using physical theatre, minimalist set and other stage techniques to create a real theatrical event for all the family.

Why not come see the show on Monday or Tuesday, when you'll get the added benefit of participating in our new Show Talks?

  • On Monday the director Chris Bruce will be available in the bar at 7:30pm to talk about putting on this most unusual of shows.
  • On Tuesday at 7:30pm Cindy Lawford will be discussing some of the themes of the play.
  • On Wednesday the cast will be available on stage directly after the show to answer your questions.
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Part of the Barn’s 2009/2010 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club

Creative team

Director-Chris Bruce
Assistant Directors-Bobbi Hartshorne
Lauren Christy
Musical Director-Rachel Dawson
Assistant Musical Director-Chris Gill
Production Manager-Tina Jolly
Further Sound Design-Rowan Baker
Sound Operation-James Rowles
Conceptual Designer-Lian Wollington
Lighting Operation-Phil Christy
Props Making-Vanessa Baker
Props Management-Jean Amato
Barbara Foster
Belinda Putley
Wardrobe-Judith Claxton
Mari-Eli Tyrrell
Sheila Grimmant
Janet Lloyd
Cheryl Luxford
Anne Woolmington
Stage Manager-Nigel Rive
Assistant Stage Managers-Victoria Rive
James Bailey
Hannah Wheeler
Hair and Make-up-Belinda Price
Set, Lighting, Everything and General Amazing-ness-Eric Farlie
Set Construction-Pat Finch
Richard Deacon
Set Painting-Denise Duffy

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Performances

Friday 16th – Saturday 24th October 2009

Friday 16th October8.00pm 
Saturday 17th October8.00pm 
Monday 19th October8.00pm 
Tuesday 20th October8.00pm 
Wednesday 21st October8.00pm 
Thursday 22nd October8.00pm 
Friday 23rd October8.00pm 
Saturday 24th October8.00pm 

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