Last night (7 February 2013) saw a gala performance of Great Expectations which was broadcast to cinemas to celebrate Charles Dickens' birthday.

Great Expectations has been adapted for the stage by Scottish playwright Jo Clifford, and is directed by Graham McLaren. Cast includes Jack Ellis as Jaggers, Chris Ellison as Magwitch, Paul Nivison as Adult Pip and Paula Wilcox as Miss Havisham. 

Guests at the gala performance included costume designer Annie GosneyJim Broadbent, Rosamund Pike, Tim McInnerny, Paul Gambaccini, Anneka Rice, Simon Callow and Christopher Biggins.


PHOTOS BY DAN WOOLLER FOR WHATSONSTAGE.COM

Come on our hosted OUTING to Great Expectations on 21 February 2013 and get a top-price ticket, a FREE programme and access to our EXCLUSIVE post-show Q&A with the cast - plus 10 playscripts for early bookers– all for the INCREDIBLE price of just £27.50!