Northanger Abbey

A Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Production
Plays and Drama
Monday 10 April 2017 - Wednesday 12 April 2017
Average: 4 (1 vote)
"Has all the shiny qualities of a piece penned yesterday."
The Times

A stylish, witty and fast-moving adaptation by Tim Luscombe of Jane Austen's earliest novel.

The young Catherine Morland loves a good read and the more fanciful, terrifying and horrid it is the better. So when the naïve 17 year old is taken by her aunt to Bath and finds herself amidst a social whirl denied to her at home, it's easy to get fact confused with fiction. 

Having met the charming yet eccentric Henry Tilney and his sister Eleanor, she is invited to their home, Northanger Abbey. But with her head full of gothic fantasies from The Mysteries of Udolpho, will her wild imagination get the better of her judgement? A delightful new stage adaptation, marking the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death.

"An enchanting insight into the world of Jane Austen, a sheer delight" British Theatre Guide on Mansfield Park

Director Karen Simpson
Writer Tim Luscombe
Designer Dawn Allsopp
Lighting Designer Mark Dymock
Movement Director Julia Cave
Sound Design Matthew Bugg