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      April 17, 2018 - April 21, 2018


      Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW

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      Hard Times

      In Coketown, callous businessmen Thomas Gradgrind and Josiah Bounderby have created a logical, heartless world. While these monsters prosper, children endure a cold and loveless life. But their unhappy world is transformed when Sleary's circus comeA new adaptation of Charles Dickens Hard Times by Debbie McAndrew Directed by Conrad Nelson The Northern Powerhouse, 1854. Coketown - a place where the imagination is forbidden. Thomas Gradgrind will not permit fanciful thoughts in his school or his home. So how can he protect his children from the corrupting influences of the circus when it comes to town? Dark satanic mills, interrupted by the colour and vibrancy of Sleary's Circus, set the stage for a sweeping tale of supressed love, seduction and social mores, peopled with the sharply observed exaggerated characters that Charles Dickens is celebrated for. This witty adaptation of a great Northern novel is a touching and often hilarious tale of repression and longing.s to town Lighthouse brings its unique theatrical style to this compelling tale of cold hearts and blazing humanity. Dickens' masterful language, clear moral insight and vibrant colourful characters come to life in this many-layered theatrical tour de force.

      Cost: 10.00 to 25.00

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