Casting new light on a Dickens’ classic


Fans of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist are being invited to experience a brand new contemporary dance show at Storyhouse, which is said to cast a new light on the classic tale.

Tony Adigun’s Fagin’s Twist explores the untold story behind a notorious and complex villain. It’s a tale you think you know, until it unravels and explodes.

The show imagines Fagin’s youth, driven by greed and ambition in the face of overwhelming poverty.

The streets are a place of little comfort, and fairytale endings are hard to find in this poignant, coming-of-age story.

Audiences will see Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist in a new light as Tony Adigun’s Avant Garde Dance flips your expectations of five familiar characters.

Adigun is an internationally recognised artist, and has recently choreographed for Cirque du Soleil, Paloma Faith and Sky One programme Got To Dance.

Avant Garde Dance is also celebrating success this year, as the company is entering Arts Council England’s National Portfolio.

Fagin’s Twist can be seen for two nights at Storyhouse in Chester – on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd November 2018.

The show is suitable for audiences aged eight upwards.

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