TWO PRODUCTIONS SHARE THIS VENUE:
DICKENS ABRIDGED (comedy)
Ends 5th January 2014.
A high-speed comic sprint through Dickens' Greatest Hits, Dickens Abridged sees
our absurdly talented cast of five Charles Dickens devotees bring hundreds of
the great author’s best-loved characters to life in 90-minutes of madcap
Dickensian mayhem. From Great Expectations complete with flaming bride, to A
Christmas Carol in which Tiny Tim rocks the house with a soaring electric guitar
solo, Dickens Abridged will take you on a hilarious ride through the thrills and
spills of some of Charlie’s greatest works including David Copperfield, Bleak
House, A Tale of Two Cities, Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby.
Dickens Abridged also reveals some fascinating and bizarre-but-true stories from
Charles Dickens' own life, including his complicated romantic entanglements, and
his inexplicable enthusiasm for performing the bludgeoning scene from Oliver
Twist, over and over and over again.
A love-letter to the life and works of one of the world’s greatest authors,
Dickens Abridged is guaranteed to show the wonderful world of Dickens as never
Written and directed by Adam Long, co-founder of the Reduced Shakespeare
Company. Presented by SJC Productions.
The cast is Damian Humbley, Jon Robyns, Kit Orton, Gerard Carey and Matthew
SEUSSICAL (children's musical)
Ends 5th January 2014.
Horton the Elephant discovers an entire small world floating by on a speck of
dust. Floating out of control through the universe, this is the home of the Whos,
including Jojo – a Who with “thinks” that defy all description. Horton and Jojo
have to find a way to save Who from a world of naysayers and dangers. But Horton
faces another challenge... he’s been left alone to guard an abandoned egg,
abandoned than non other than Mayzie La Bird. Caught between a dust speck and
his incubating egg, Hor- ton feels truly alone in the universe, but while he
faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and ends up on trial, the intrepid Gertrude
McFuzz never loses faith in him. So join The Cat in the Hat and other fabulous
characters and let your toes tap, your fingers snap, and your imagination run
wild in the world of Dr. Seuss.
Sell A Door Theatre Company present a second limited season of this 'Theatre For
Young Audiences' show.
Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Book by Lynn Ahrens and
Co-conceived by Eric Idle. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss.
This production is presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd., on
behalf of Music Theatre International of New York.
Cast: Kirsty Marie Ayers, Ste Clough, Alastair Crosswell, Elliot Fitzpatrick,
Benjamin Vivian-Jones, Thomas Lloyd, Jennifer Low, Shekinah McFarlane, Jessica
Parker, Amy Punter, Tanya Shields, Jordan Veloso.
Also, do see www.artstheatrewestend.co.uk
for details of special "one night" events often held at this venue.