THE CRAZY GANG
Our second production
'Nine-year-old orphaned Oliver Twist (Tim Carr) is taken to the workhouse by Mr. Bumble (Mick Gosden) After daring to ask for more food, Oliver is sold as an apprentice to an undertaker called Mr. Sowerberry (Glen Pickering) but runs away after being treated poorly.
Oliver travels a seven day journey to London where he is befriended by a young pickpocket, the Artful Dodger (Tony Morriss) who takes him to live with a gang of thieves lead by the villainous Fagin (Mick Gosden). Oliver also meets Nancy (Glen Pickering), a young prostitute and former pupil of Fagin's who is in an abusive relationship with Bill Sikes (Sandy Sambrook). Dodger and other gang members, take Oliver out to teach him how to pick pockets. It ends in disaster when Oliver is falsely arrested for stealing a pocket handkerchief belonging to Mr. Brownlow.
Once again - we produced two shows, an afternoon 'Family Friendly' version and a 'no holds bared' adult version.
Both shows sold out within days of the tickets going on sale.
The video clips below provides a taste of how it went - WARNING: Adult themes & bad language