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Nicholas Nickleby Part I, The Life And Adventures of

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About the Show Less...

The Chichester Festival Theatre production of the Charles Dickens classic. Read More >

Dickens’s comic masterpiece follows Nicholas Nickleby, left penniless on the death of his father, as he escapes the influence of his villainous Uncle Ralph and the tyrannical schoolmaster Wackford Squeers and embarks on a journey through 1830s England. Along the way he encounters a variety of eccentric characters including the warm-hearted Crummles Theatre Company.

David Edgar’s adaptation was a Laurence Olivier Award-winning success in 1980. He substantially rewrote the plays for this revival, which ran at Chichester last year.

Part I of a two-part production.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 05/12/2007

Opening Night: 08/12/2007

Closing Night: 27/01/2008

Running time: 3 hrs

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Cast & Creative


Daniel Weyman, David Dawson, Pip Donaghy, Veronica Roberts, Zoe Waites, Hannah Yelland, Abigail McKern, Jonathan Coy, David Yelland, Richard Bremmer


Director - Jonathan Church and Philip Franks

Producer - Chichester Festival Theatre

Designer - Simon Higlett

Lighting Designer - Mark Jonathan

Movement Director - Shona Morris

Author - Charles Dickens, adapted by David Edgar

About Gielgud Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 6AR

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