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Plays by Alan Richardson


Robert Louis Stevenson

Tusitala - Teller of Tales

The Life and Writings of Robert Louis Stevenson

Based on the words of Stevenson himself, his family, friends, acquaintances and critics. Extracts include Treasure Island, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, An Inland Voyage, The Amateur Emigrant  and Kidnapped.

Jane Austen


A Portrait of Jane Austen

Based on the biography of her nephew and her own surviving letters. Extracts include Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Emma and Persuasion.

Austensibility is a charming, educational and fun show” - Broadway Babe

Charles Dickens

The Inimitable Dickens

Oliver TwistDavid CopperfieldGreat Expectations… and much more. The man behind the legend.

Very good, informative and different. I liked this. It's Dickens' life story illustrated cleverly from his writings” - edfringe.com


Sir Walter Scott

The Wizard of the North

The Life, Times and Works of Sir Walter Scott

Featuring extracts from famous poems such as Marmion and The Lady of the Lake, celebrated novels such as Waverley, The Antiquary, Rob Roy and Ivanhoe, and lesser-known novels like St. Ronan’s Well and Count Robert of Paris.

Lord Byron

Amore - The Romantic Poets

Byron, Shelley & Keats

The lives, loves, tragedies and scandals of the most famous (and sometimes infamous) poets of the early 19th century English romantic movement.

A revitalizing mix of the well-known with the little-known. Three separate lives were delicately woven together to create one combined narrative” -  British Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies    

Dramatised Readings

How about...  Not so many rehearsals?   No lines to learn?   No set to build?

Dramatised readings are presented with scripts. Easily adaptable for cast numbers, they are ideal for club nights, touring productions
and fund-raisers. Five scripts, all premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, document the lives and works of famous writers.

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