Oliver Twist

oliver twist

Oliver Twist - Adapted by Nigel Bryant from the original by Charles Dickens

Performed: 10th - 14th May 2011
Director: Mark Smithers

Oliver Twist is the second novel by English author Charles Dickens, published by Richard Bentley in 1838. The story is about an orphan Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker, from whence he escapes and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of a gang of juvenile pickpockets. Oliver is lead to the lair of their elderly criminal trainer Fagin, naively unaware of their unlawful activities.

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Cast (in order of appearance)
Old Sally - Jackie Brighouse
Mrs Mann - Lucinda Toomey
Bumble - Gary Swain
Oliver - Daniel Peckett
Woman Server - Liz Smith
Mrs Sowerberry - Diane White
Charlotte - Vicky Bevan
Dodger - Callum Rowlson
Charley Bates - Elliot Relton-Williams
Fagin - Chris Smith
Brownlow - Nigel Owen
Sikes - Mark Treen
Nancy - Lucy Smith
Mrs Bedwin - Audrey Hunter
Grimwig - Derek Hibbard
Old Woman - June Clayton
Toby - David Healey
Rose - Gemma Bond
Monks - Richard O’Donnell

All other characters by members of the cast.

Marrianne Smith, Julianna Swain, Kay Freemantle, Julie Sefton, Kate Hill, Ellis Smithers

Next production


Tickets available from the box office  (07927 319985) from Monday 27th January.


11th - 15th February 2020


Life and Beth


by Alan Ayckbourn


Directed by Yvonne and Dave Collins



Beth Timms - Juliana Swain

Gordon Timms - Dave Collins

Martin Timms - Aran Eardley

Ella Packer - Elizabeth Moore

Connie Bunting - Jayne Ball

David Grinseed - Bill Parkinson