First Performance 03/05/2023
Booking Until 13/08/2023
Running Time 2h15, inc. interval

This Spring, see the cream of British comedy and acting talent take on the career defining role of The Narrator, in the riotous new comedy classic – Bleak Expectations.

Based on the award-winning radio series by Mark Evans, Bleak Expectations takes you on a joyfully anarchic journey through Dickensian London and beyond. Follow the heroic misadventures of young Pip Bin as he battles mistaken identities, contemptible conspiracies and surreal plot twists in his quest to save his family and find true love.

A special guest start announced each week:

May: Nina Wadia, Dermot O’Leary, Sally Phillips, Robert Lindsay, Sue Perkins

June: Julian Clary, Adjoa Andoh, Craig Ferguson, Lee Mack

July: Stephen Mangan, Jo Brand, Tom Allen, Jack Dee

August: Alexander Armstrong, Stephen Fry

Get ready for a Bleaking unforgettable night of laugh-out-loud comedy action, from 9 May at London’s Criterion Theatre. Book your tickets today.

The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist at any performance, as this is subject to a variety of factors including illness, injury, or events beyond the producers’ control. No refunds or exchanges will be offered as a result of an artist’s unavailability to perform at any performance.

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