Dickens, Drood and the Best of Tomes – 2012

The year is 1869 and Charles Dickens is preparing for his next tour of his readings. Stressed and grouchy as always Dickens presses his household staff into service performing scenes from his novels.


Fanny (Fiona Angwin), Bill Sykes (Ian Nenna) & Dickens (Martin Williams)

Join us as we meet some of Dickens’ unique characters in scenes from his famous, and a few less famous works including:

  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
  • Oliver Twist
  • The Pickwick Papers
  • A Christmas Carol
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • The Signalman
  • Our Mutual Friend
  • David Copperfield
  • The Old Curiosity Shop

The shows were performed by:

Dickens: Best of Tomes is an entertaining and informative journey through the works of one of our nation’s greatest authors – writer, reformer and social commentator! A cast of three bring to life 29 of Dickens’ most loved characters with dramatic style and flair!

Dickens, Drood and the Best of Tomes was performed in various venues between May and October 2012 by a cast of three.

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