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David Copperfield

Charles Dickens, Francis E Matthews

Full Length Play, Drama  /  10f, 13m

David Copperfield
by Matthew Francis, adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens

Following the adventures of its eponymous hero from birth through three decades, this acclaimed stage adaptation presents a plethora of brilliant characters from the original novel: the Peggottys; 'umble Heep; eccentric Aunt Betsey and Steerforth, yo…

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    10f, 13m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature), Period
Description
Following the adventures of its eponymous hero from birth through three decades, this acclaimed stage adaptation presents a plethora of brilliant characters from the original novel: the Peggottys; 'umble Heep; eccentric Aunt Betsey and Steerforth, young David's champion. Two actors play David Copperfield: one the young David, the other David's older self, each interacting throughout. This clever device moves the play effortlessly from scene to scene, ensuring a vigorous momentum for the narrative.

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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Setting: Various interior and exterior settings

Casting

10f, 13m
Cast Attributes
  • Expandable casting
  • Room for Extras
Casting Notes

Minimum cast of 13 plu extras

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Authors

Author

Charles Dickens

Author

Francis E Matthews

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