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Oliver Twist Neil Bartlett

Oliver Twist

Neil Bartlett

Published May 9th 2012
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Kindle Edition
113 pages
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‘It is a solemn thing to hear, in a darkened room, the voice of a child…’Using Charles Dickens’ original words, a handful of tunesstolen from the vivid world of Victorian music-hall, and a chameleon ensemble of thirteen actors, Neil Bartlett’sMore‘It is a solemn thing to hear, in a darkened room, the voice of a child…’Using Charles Dickens’ original words, a handful of tunesstolen from the vivid world of Victorian music-hall, and a chameleon ensemble of thirteen actors, Neil Bartlett’s powerful version of Oliver Twist brings the dark underbelly of nineteenth-century London back to bold theatrical life. The unforgettable characters – Fagin, Nancy, Bill Sikes, and the Artful Dodger – inhabit a world filled with images of danger and fear, innocence and hope- a world seen through the eyes of an astonished child. This version was first performed at the Lyric Hammersmith in 2004.Bartlett gets right to the heart of DickensThe Guardian on A Christmas Carol, Lyric Hammersmith 2002.