Eddie Izzard to star in Great Expectations at the West End’s Gielgud Theatre

Actor, comedian, and multi-marathon runner Eddie Izzard Eddie Izzard is set to star in Great Expectations in the West End this summer. 

Izzard is bringing her one-woman version of Dickens’ classic to the Garrick Theatre for a 6 week run from 24 May to 1 July 2023. 

In the show Izzard plays all 19 of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations characters, in her unique re-telling of this classic tale of convicts, mystery, friendship, rivalry, unrequited love, revenge, and redemption.

This is a new adaptation of the Dickens’ classic by Mark Izzard, directed by Selina Cadell,

Eddie Izzard played the show in New York in 2022 to rave reviews.

Director Selina Cadell said: “I find the combination of Eddie Izzard’s idiosyncratic wit and Charles Dickens’ ingenious storytelling irresistible and am looking forward to sharing it with audiences.”

More about tickets to Great Expectations starring Eddie Izzard at the Garrick Theatre in London

📷 Main photo: Eddie Izzard in Great Expectations. Photo by Carol Rosegg

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