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“DTC’s A Christmas Carol is so authentic, staying very close to the original story. It is smooth and seamless. Eery, haunting, heartwarming.”

“This Macbeth, directed by Eric Richard is uniquely performed by just three actors and a most thrilling and delightfully well-crafted production. Sharp, neat and clever reaching the heart of William Shakespeare’s Scottish play.”
Fairy Powered Productions

“DTC are now integral to our English literature GCSE student’s learning. They truly bring the texts to life. Their performances of ACC and Macbeth are a regular annual fixture.”
Darren Pacey, Crompton House School


Since 2015 DTC have toured the UK with high quality, accessible productions of classic literature stage adaptations.

From January 2022 we will be adding DR JEKYLL & MR HYDE to our repertoire, to run alongside MACBETH and A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

Our shows can be enjoyed in THEATRES or SCHOOLS or ONLINE.

To find out more please click on the links above or get in touch.

Call / Text Ryan: 07990587934
Email: info@dickenstheatrecompany.co.uk

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Macbeth Tour Promo

Macbeth Arts Council Film

A Christmas Carol Promo


September 30, 2020

We are back in schools!

With students and teachers returning back to schools in September, DTC’s diary is starting to fill up.

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September 28, 2020

Oliver Twist 2021 plans ahead

Artistic Director Ryan Philpott and producer Mel Philpott are currently completing an application for Arts Council England funding for an exciting new theatre project, as ‘Oliver Twist 2021’ is officially announced.

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May 6, 2020

GCSEs and A level exams look unlikely. Meanwhile ‘Dickens’ Dream’ and ‘Staplehurst’ filmed in Lockdown

So, further to our last post, we are now two months into lockdown with no idea when we can hope to be coming out of this situation...

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March 17, 2020

COVID 19 disruption

In the world of theatre and the arts we are all used to periods of uncertainty. But none of us could have predicted where we are right now...

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January 22, 2020

Exciting new project ‘Dickens Dream’ announced

DTC Artistic Director Ryan Philpott has recently been commissioned by Gravesham Borough Council to write a new play ‘Dickens’ Dream’ to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ death.

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November 12, 2019

A CHRISTMAS CAROL on the road again

We are currently in rehearsals for this year’s tour of ‘A Christmas Carol’.

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September 28, 2019

MACBETH UK tour kicks off at The Towngate Theatre, Basildon.

After the success of our Arts Council England funded Macbeth project earlier in 2019, we decided to take the show on the road around the UK.

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April 30, 2019

Arts Council Funding!

In late May 2019 we received the exciting confirmation that our Arts Council England funding had been approved for our Macbeth outreach project.

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March 31, 2019

New Partnerships

In April 2019 the DTC were excited to announce new partnerships with Basildon’s Towngate Theatre, South Essex College and St Margaret’s House & more!

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February 1, 2019

2019/2020 Season

In February 2019 the DTC unveiled their 2019/2020 Season with a brand-new adaptation of Macbeth and a revival of their 2018 production of A Christmas Carol.

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“There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast”

Charles Dickens

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