Using only Charles Dickens' extraordinary words and a chameleon ensemble of actors, Neil Bartlett's powerful stage versions of Dickens have gathered wide critical acclaim.
This volume contains Bartlett's versions of Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol and Oliver Twist.
`Gets right to the frozen heart of Dickens' classic Christmas tale...one of those rare festive offerings for which no adult will need the excuse of a child in tow...' Guardian
`A magical refashioning of tradition.' Observer
Between them, these adaptations have had over a hundred productions. They have been widely performed by schools, universities and community theatre groups throughout the English-speaking world and theatres that have produced them include London's Lyric Hammersmith, the Bristol Old Vic, the Southwark Playhouse, the Glasgow Citizens, the American Repertory Theatre in Boston and the La Jolla Playhouse(USA).