Win a PAIR of tickets to see Great Expectations in Southend!

We’ve teamed up with the Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a PAIR of tickets to see Great Expectations, running at the Palace Theatre 19 – 24 March.

The tickets will be for the opening night (8pm on 19 March 2018).

Great ExpectationsThe producers who delighted audiences  with Travels with my Aunt in 2015 and Our Man in Havana in 2016 are back with Dickens’ timeless classic in a powerful new stage adaptation. 
 
Following a terrifying encounter with an escaped convict, young Pip is given an unexpected chance to better himself by visiting the reclusive and mysterious Miss Havisham. In the decaying grandeur of her house, Pip falls in love with Estella and helped by an anonymous benefactor, he moves to the bustling city to pursue his dream of winning Estella’s heart and of becoming part of the educated elite.
 
Peopled by some of Dickens’ most colourful and memorable characters and painted in rich, vivid colours across a vast landscape of people and locations, this stunning new version promises a powerful and theatrical telling of Dickens’ universally loved masterpiece. 

Olivier Award-winning actress, Nichola McAuliffe, leads the cast as the iconic Miss Havisham. Nichola is best known for her role in the long running TV series, Surgical Spirit , the films Tomorrow Never Dies  and Chéri  and her many stage appearances including Kiss Me Kate for the RSC, The Night of the Iguana in the West End & Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van .
 
Running time approx. 2 hours 30 min including  one interval. 
Age 12+ 

Mon to Thurs 8pm and Thurs 2.30pm – £30, £28, £23
Fri and Sat 8pm and Sat 2.30pm – £32, £30, £25
Concessions £2 off (excludes Fri and Sat 8pm)
OAP mid-week matinee special £24

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The closing date for this competition is March 4, 2018

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