Thursday 17 November 2016
Everyman, Cheltenham

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

" It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulit ... "

Dickens considered this novel the best story he had ever written. Interweaving one family's personal drama with the terror and chaos of the French Revolution, it is an epic story of love, sacrifice and redemption amidst horrific violence and world-changing events.

In an era of regime changes and citizen protest around the world, this bold new dramatic adaptation by Mike Poulton (Wolf Hall) set to music by Oscar-winning composer Rachel Portman (The Cider House Rules) seems more relevant than ever.

Presented by Touring Consortium Theatre Company & Royal & Derngate, Northampton