Main House Nichola McAuliffe

Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens
  • 4 - 9 June

Event Information

Monday – Wednesday 7.30pm
Thursday – Saturday 8pm
Matinees Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm

Running Time: approx. 2h50m incl. interval

“Artfully delivered, skilfully scripted … our great expectations are ultimately fulfilled” The Bath Magazine

Peopled by some of Dickens’ most colourful and memorable characters and painted in rich, vivid colours across a vast landscape of people and locations, this stunning new version promises a powerful and theatrical telling of Dickens’ universally loved masterpiece.

Olivier Award-winning actress, Nichola McAuliffe, leads the cast as the iconic Miss Havisham in this powerful new stage adaptation.

Please note, this production contains strobe lighting and haze throughout.

Mon– Fri eves and Sat mat: £19.00 £24.50 £26.50 £29.50 £31.50
Sat eve: £21.50 £25.50 £27.50 £30.50 £33.50
Wed mat: £17.50 £23.00 £2500 £29.00 £30.00

A booking fee of £1.25 per ticket applies

By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Ken Bentley
Directed by Sophie Boyce Couzens

Nichola McAuliffe is best known for her role in the long running television series, Surgical Spirit, the films Tomorrow Never Dies and Chéri. Her many stage appearances including Kiss Me Kate for the RSC and The Night of the Iguana in the West End. Her many performaces at the Theatre Royal Bath include Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van, Katisha in The Mikado, Maurice’s Jubilee and she played the Wicked Queen in Snow White.

The cast also includes Daniel Goode, Séan Aydon, Edward Ferrow, Eliza Collings, James Dinsmore, James Camp, Isla Carter and Ollie King.

Box Office is open from 10am – 8pm Monday – Saturday.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance, unless otherwise stated.

All tickets for Main House productions include a £2 building levy.

There is a lift for wheelchair users from the Theatre foyer to the Stalls and Royal Circle levels. The Dress Circle and Grand Circle are stair access only.

Full booking terms & conditions can be found here