Great Expectations

A production by Theatre Group

Written by Charles Dickens Adapted by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod

An engrossing tale of murder, mysteries and an orphan's promise of wealth

As a small boy at Joe Gargery's forge, Pip meets three people who will completely alter his life path - an escaped convict, Magwitch, who he is forced to help, the eccentric Miss Havisham and her beautiful yet cold ward, Estella, whom young Pip adores.

When a secret benefactor pays for him to go to London to become a gentleman, Pip never dreams he will meet the dreadful Magwitch again, nor just how wrong his expectations were...


Read more on the Theatre Group website

Performance dates

  • Wednesday, 14th November 2012 at 7:30pm
  • Thursday, 15th November 2012 at 7:30pm
  • Friday, 16th November 2012 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, 17th November 2012 at 2:30pm
  • Saturday, 17th November 2012 at 7:30pm

The Annex

The home of SUSUPA theatrical, The Annex located on Southampton University campus and regularily hosts shows by societies such as LOpSoc, Showstoppers, Theatre Group and ComedySoc.

Theatre Group

A society to improve theatrical skills through workshops; original writing; producing; directing; and acting. We aim to celebrate creativity in all mediums of drama and to provide all society members with a fun, inclusive environment to further their individual skill sets and to form a community with a love of theatre.