march, 2023

wed15marsun19marUnexpected Twist

an unexpected twist

Event Details

Two stories unexpectedly combine for a re-telling of Oliver Twist by former children’s laureate Michael Rosen in an Unexpected Twist.

When: March 15 to 19

Where: Rose Theatre

Ticket price: From £15

Age: 8+

Running time: Approx. 2hrs 15mins, incl. interval

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Unexpected Twist is the re-telling of the Charles Dickens classic, Oliver Twist, by one of the best-loved figures in the children’s book world, Michael Rosen. Combining two stories in one; Rosen’s story and the Dickens classic that inspired it. Two stories that twist together, unexpectedly.

Shona and her class are studying the book, Oliver Twist. She’s the new girl in school and is finding it hard to stay out of trouble, much like Oliver himself. When she’s given a new phone by a stranger, she begins to suspect there’s something unusual about the new boys she’s met. 

Michael Rosen is the English children’s novelist, poet, and the author of 140 books. He served as Children’s Laureate from June 2007 to June 2009. He has been a TV presenter and a political columnist, and his books include Carrying the Elephant: A Memoir of Love and Loss and Uncle Billy Being Silly.

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