|Pickwick Papers - The Christmas Edition|
|Author||WATSON, Doc - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author|
|Synopsis||A special knockabout Christmas adaptation of Dickens’s classic comic novel in which Mr Samuel Pickwick and his friends journey down to Dingley Dell and spend Christmas there with the Wardle family. However, along the way, there is a series of adventures, accidents, and altercations. There are fisticuffs and chases, elopements and mistaken identities, a court case and even a prison stay.
All the classic characters are included – cheerful Sam Weller, comic villain Mr Jingle and sleepy Joe, aka ‘Fat Boy’; as well as many others to be played by a cast of all ages.
|Cast||Doubling and trebling of parts possible - cast as available. (minimum 8)|
Samuel Pickwick, Sam Weller, Mr Jingle (The Villain), Mrs Bardell, Winkle, Tupman, Serjeant Buzfuzz
|Production||Based around a christmas at Dingley Dell, the play needs very flexible staging to allow it move from one setting to another.|
|Status||Available for performance|
|Contact Details: New Theatre Publications at www.plays4theatre.com (for other licences please contact the Author)|
Playwright, director and sometimes performer. Based in Bath and currently writing for various ten minute play festivals around the world.