Monthly Archives: November 2012

Great Expectations – An Inventive Reworking

Great Expectations, Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury Pity the poor dramatist faced with adapting  Dickens’ Great Expectations. First, it’s long: some recent theatre versions have clocked in at well over three hours. Second, it’s a novel of infinite complexity, the work of a mature writer at the peak of his powers and exploring numerous themes. Third, we all…