A Tale of Two Cities (stage version)

Cast: 4f 9m + extras, doubling (very large cast possible)

Staging: Fluid staging (interior and exterior settings)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848423855Publication Date:
17 Mar 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780014036Publication Date:
8 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal and Derngate, Northampton, 2014

A Tale of Two Cities (stage version)

Adapted by Mike Poulton Original author Charles Dickens

Paperback £9.99£7.99

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A thrilling, fast-paced adaptation of the classic novel, considered by Dickens 'the best story I have ever written'.

An epic story of love, sacrifice and redemption, interweaving one family’s intensely personal drama with the terror and chaos of the French Revolution.

This version of A Tale of Two Cities premiered at Royal & Derngate, Northampton, in February 2014, featuring a large community ensemble alongside the main cast.

Mike Poulton's adaptation is ideal for any amateur theatre companies, schools or youth theatres looking to stage a bold and dramatic version of Dickens' classic.

Press Quotes

'gripping… has a cinematic quality… there isn't a dull moment'

Telegraph

'Mike Poulton's adaptation is brilliant… ensures no-one unacquainted with the novel will be baffled'

Observer

'Best of times, worst of times: Mike Poulton takes them both at a gallop in an adaptation that… builds up the terminal velocity of a political thriller'

Guardian

'an atmospheric, appealing adaptation of a novel that remains relevant to our times'

The Stage

Cast: 4f 9m + extras, doubling (very large cast possible)

Staging:Fluid staging (interior and exterior settings)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848423855Publication Date:
17 Mar 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780014036Publication Date:
8 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Mike Poulton:

Rosmersholm
Wolf Hall (stage version)
The Canterbury Tales (stage version)
The Father
Imperium: The Cicero Plays
Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)
Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)
Judgement Day
Wallenstein
The York Mystery Plays
Morte d'Arthur (stage version)
Don Carlos
Luise Miller

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Also by Charles Dickens:

A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)
A Christmas Carol (Old Vic stage version)
Great Expectations (Royal Shakespeare Company version)
Great Expectations (stage version)
The Haunting
A Christmas Carol (Derby Playhouse version)
Christmas Carol: A Fairy Tale
David Copperfield (stage version)

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