Creative Cow return to Buxton with Great Expectations

Creative Cow, the team who delighted audiences with Travels with my Aunt and Our Man in Havana, are back at Buxton Opera House with a powerful new stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ timeless classic Great Expectations.

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 and Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van.

The play can be seen from April 3-7. For tickets go to