Written by Stanley Young (adapted from Charles Dickens novel)

Directed by Brian Bell

Ian McKellen in the role of Mr. Snodgrass

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

6 December 1961 - 19 December 1961


Words from Ian McKellen

A lifeless adaptation from Dickens.

The company was augmented by Antony “Dick” Tuckey (Mr Wardle) who went on to establish the Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich and by Hazel Coppen, an eccentric comedienne and the first lesbian I had knowingly met.

Banner photo: L to R: Snodgrass (Ian McKellen), Winkle (Peter French), Pickwick (Patrick Newell), Jingle (Bernard Kilby), Tupman (Alan Haywood)