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Vaudeville Theatre to host Great Expectations adaptation

Paula Wilcox (Miss Havisham) in Great Expectations. Photo: Alastair Muir
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A touring production of Great Expectations will transfer to the Vaudeville Theatre from next year.

Based on the novel of the same name by Charles Dickens, the stage adaptation by Jo Clifford completed its nationwide tour this autumn.

Returning cast members for the West End production include Jack Ellis as Jaggers, Chris Ellison as Magwitch and Paula Wilcox as Miss Havisham. The cast will also include Paul Nivison as Adult Pip, Grace Rowe as Estella and Taylor Jay-Davies as Young Pip.

The production is directed by Graham McLaren, with design by Robin Peoples and costumes by Annie Gosney and Graham McLaren. Lighting is by Kai Fischer, original music by Simon Slater and sound by Matt McKenzie.

It will run in the West End from February 1, 2013.

Great Expectations is produced by Bruce Athol MacKinnon on behalf of Beckman Unicorn and Satis House Productions.

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