In Coketown, callous businessmen Thomas Gradgrind and Josiah Bounderby have created a logical, heartless world. While these monsters prosper, children endure a cold and loveless life. But their unhappy world is transformed when Sleary's circus comes to town......
Lighthouse brings its unique theatrical style to this compelling tale of cold hearts and blazing humanity. Dickens' masterful language, clear moral insight and vibrant colourful characters come to life in this many-layered tour de force. The adaptation for the stage by Stephen Jeffreys preserves the vitality of Dickens' original, with a real feel for the superb rhetoric of his prose.
Playing on Saturday 25 November at 7.30pm and Sunday 26 November at 2.30pm