Adapted for the stage by Alastair Cording from the novel by Charles Dickens.
David Copperfield is one of the most popular novels of Charles Dickens; a vibrant, engaging story which is perfect for stage adaptation.
There is kindness and cruelty, humour and pathos in this classic tale which follows our hero’s trials and tribulations as he grows from a young boy to an adult.
Featuring a range of wonderful, engaging characters, David Copperfield is a magnificent coming-of-age story, full of humour, suspense, love and romance.
Our production brings this much loved novel to life on the stage with imagination and style.
1066 Youth Theatre consistently produces shows of the highest calibre. David Copperfield will take the audience on a journey into a Dickensian world, creating a thrilling and unique theatrical event.
A 1066 Youth Theatre Production – check out the cast’s show blog here!
YOUNG DAVID COPPERFIELD – Thom Collett
DAVID COPPERFIELD – Harper Jackson
PEGGOTTY – Katie Marks
DANIEL PEGGOTTY, Peggotty’s brother – Lewis Jones
HAM, Peggotty and Daniel’s nephew – Bryony Gordon
EMILY, Peggotty and Daniel’s Niece – Abi Wood
BETSEY TROTWOOD, David’s aunt – Eleanor Holman
MOTHER, David’s Mother, Clara Copperfield – Rosie Richardson
EDWARD MURDSTONE, David’s stepfather – Lucas McKenzie
JANE MURDSTONE, Murdstone’s sister – Alice Loosley
CREAKLE, headteacher – Frankie Sullivan-Rouse
JAMES STEERFORTH, David’s schoolfriend – Harry Leigh
TOMMY TRADDLES, school boy – Lucrezia MacDonald
BOY, school boy – Shayan Abdallah
WILKINS MICAWBER, David’s landlord/friend- Munro Scott
MRS MICAWBER, Micawber’s wife – Michaela Flynn
DICK, Richard Babley, Betsey’s companion – Rufus Law
AGNES WICKFIELD, David’s confidante – Charly Guyatt
DORA SPENLOW, David’s first wife – Alice Jenner
MRS STEERFORTH, Steerforth’s mother – Jess Webb
URIAH HEEP, a clerk – Emily Cooper
BARKIS, a coachman – Suki-Rose Stewart
MICK, a factory worker – Eve Reekie
MEALY, a factor worker – Jasmine Butler
MAN, factory worker – Jessica Avery
DOCTOR/PAWNBROKER – Charlie Edwards-Smith
MARY ANNE PARAGON, a servant – Katie Clifton
NARRATORS, a GANG OF CREDITORS, a THIEF, a SOLDIER, SAILORS, and various other MEN, GIRLS, and BOYS:
Tiger-Lily Lee Ryan
All performers will be part of the ENSEMBLE.