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Cambridge Arts Theatre
6 St Edwards Passage, CB2 3PJ Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The creative team behind the 2015’s charming Travels with my Aunt are back with Dickens’ timeless classic in a powerful new stage adaptation, starring beloved award-winning actress, Nichola McAuliffe.
Following a terrifying encounter with an escaped convict, young Pip is given an unexpected chance to better himself by visiting the reclusive and mysterious Miss Havisham. In the decaying grandeur of her house, Pip falls in love with Estella and helped by an anonymous benefactor, he moves to the bustling city to pursue his dream of winning Estella’s heart and of becoming part of the educated elite.
With some of Dickens’ most colourful and memorable characters and painted in rich, vivid colours across a vast landscape of people and locations, this stunning new version promises a powerful and theatrical telling of Dickens’ universally loved masterpiece.