PRIDE AND PREJUDICE To Tour the UK
21 characters, 2 actors and 1 of the most romantic stories of all time…
Following sold out successes in 2014, this highly praised and enchanting retelling of the nation’s favourite novel now embarks on its second UK tour. Pride and Prejudice is a must for all Austen fans and those looking for a fresh and surprising new piece of theatre.
Over 200 years after it was first published, Joannah Tincey’s adaptation brings Pride and Prejudice to life with just two actors. Using nothing but Austen’s text and their own ingenuity the actors illuminate Austen’s words in a fresh and relevant way for the modern viewer.
Joannah Tincey comments, I wanted to create an adaptation where the characters talk to the audience in the same way that Austen talks to her readers. By addressing the audience directly and allowing the characters to speak for themselves, we are bringing Jane Austen’s unique and witty writing style to life in a truly theatrical context.
The full gamut of Austen’s 21 characters and locations, from the Meryton Assembly to the grounds of Pemberley, from Mrs Bennet’s nerves to Mr Wickham’s misdeeds all come to life in this highly inventive production. And, of course, there are Darcy and Lizzy, who move from instant dislike to something altogether more affectionate.
Fun, fast and, most importantly, romantic, this production sparkles with wit and style, offering a brand new interpretation of one of literature’s greatest love stories.
Pride and Prejudice is a delightful little gem of theatre that pulses with comedy and energy… It’s witty, engaging and not to be missed (A Younger Theatre).
6th – 8th October PRESTON – Preston Guild Hall, Charter Theatre
01772 80 44 44, www.prestonguildhall.com
10th –12th October BRACKNELL – South Hill Park, Wilde Theatre
01344 484 123, www.southhillpark.org.uk
13th –15th October EXETER – Exeter Northcott Theatre
01392 726363, www.exeternorthcott.co.uk
17th October CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield Theatres, Pomegranate Theatre
01246 345 222, www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk
18th October COLCHESTER – Mercury Theatre, Main Theatre
01206 573948, www.mercurytheatre.co.uk
19th October MARGATE – Theatre Royal
01843 292795, www.theatreroyalmargate.com
20th –22nd October GREENWICH – Greenwich Theatre
25th October ACT – Aberdeen
01224 635 208, www.act-aberdeen.org.uk
27th October LIVINGSTONE – Howden Park Centre
01506 777 666, www.howdenparkcentre.co.uk
28th October MUSSELBOROUGH, – Brunton Theatre
01316 652 240, www.thebrunton.co.uk
31st Oct –2nd Nov IPSWICH – New Wolsey Theatre
01473 295 900, www.wolseytheatre.co.uk
3rd –5th November LOWESTOFT – Marina Theatre
01502 533 200, www.marinatheatre.co.uk
9th November HOUNSLOW – Hounslow Arts Centre
02037 432 329, www.hounslowartscentre.co.uk
10th November CRAWLEY – The Hawth
01293 553 636, www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk
11th November FELIXSTOWE – Spa Pavillion
01394 284 962, http://spapavilion.uk
14th November HASTINGS – Whiterock Theatre
01424 462 288, www.whiterocktheatre.org.uk
15th –19th November WINDSOR – Theatre Royal
01753 853 888, www.theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk
21st November COVENTRY – Albany Theatre
02476 998 964, http://albanytheatre.co.uk/pride-and-prejudice
23rd November WOLVERHAMPTON – Arena Theatre
01902 321 321, https://wlv.ticketsolve.com
24th November ORMSKIRK – Edge Hill University, The Arts Centre
01695 584 480, www.edgehill.ac.uk
25th November TUNBRIDGE WELLS – Trinity Theatre
01892 678 678, www.trinitytheatre.net