A Tale of Two Cities (stage version) 9781848423855

A Tale of Two Cities (stage version)

Author: Poulton, Mike

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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 &lt,em A Tale of Two Cities&lt,/em 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. 'Gripping . has a cinematic quality . there isn't a dull moment' —, &lt,em Telegraph&lt,/em 'Mike Poulton's adaptation is brilliant . ensures no one unacquainted with the novel will be baffled' —, &lt,em Observer&lt,/em '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' —, &lt,em Guardian&lt,/em 'An atmospheric, appealing adaptation of a novel that remains relevant to our times' —, &lt,em The Stage&lt,/em
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 104
  • Publication Date: 17/03/2014
  • Publisher: Nick Hern Books
  • Subject: Plays
  • Audience: Secondary
  • Curriculum: Australian

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