National Youth Theatre Rep Company
Adapted by Neil Bartlett
Directed by Mumba Dodwell
Southwark Playhouse Oct 21st - Nov 28th 2019
Told through a fusion of music and ensemble storytelling, Great Expectations is a coming of age tale about aspiration with love and class at its centre.
Nominated for Best Sound Design - Off West End Theatre Awards 
**** - Whats on Stage
"Judicious use of a few resonantly gothic sound cues from composer Tom Gimson help heighten the mood, with jangling strings trilling over ominous piano chords at key moments." **** - The Stage
"Composer and sound designer Tom Gimson provides a rich addition to proceedings, again contributing to the world of the play and capturing its changing moods"  **** - Broadway World
"Every element of this production has eeriness about it, being extremely evocative in the way the story is presented. Whether it is the addition of mist, or the use of Tom Gimson’s haunting and sinister sound design put to excellent use in the moments in which Miss Havisham is present, this is a strong and focused production." - Love London Love Culture​​​​​​​
this project was devised purely through the use of prepared piano with some further electronic manipulation, accompanied by sampled percussive metal chains, files, speech and some water
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