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

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