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engravings of david copperfield

Adapted by Harry Meacher, based on the Novel by Charles Dickens

Presented by Handplay Productions and Peter Walton, in association with Lauderdale House

You are cordially invited to join the company for a candlelit and costumed rehearsed reading of this new show presented by local established actors.


Please click HERE to download the programme. 


Advance booking only.

Seating strictly limited to comply with social distancing guidelines for indoor performances. Early booking advised.  IF THE SHOW APPEARS TO BE SOLD OUT PLEASE EMAIL KIVES@LAUDERDALE.ORG.UK to be added to the waiting list as we may be able to add extra seats once the initial seating plan is complete.



Harry Meacher - Dickens / David

Verity Sanstall - Davy/Rosa                                                                       

Judi Bowker - Clara/ Dora                                                                        

Kathryn Worth -  Mrs Micawber / Mrs Heep  

Bryan Hands - Peggotty / Mr Dick                             

Joan Walker - Miss Trottwood/ Mrs Steerforth                                      

John  Hasler - Doctor/Ham                                                                       

Rachael Miller - Em'ly/ Agnes                                                                    

Andrew McRobb - Creakle/ Mr Micawber / Wickfield                                  

Dudley Rogers - Murdstone/ Uriah Heep.                                                  

Nigel Pilkington - Steerforth/ Mr Spenlow