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A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History Of David Copperfield, set in the 1840’s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character (played by Dev Patel) as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David’s journey is by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, colour and humanity.
"Armando Iannucci both respects and reinvents the novel in a wonderfully entertaining adaptation full to bursting with fantastic comic performances."
- The Guardian
"Armando Iannucci rips up the rule book with his rib-tickling take on a literary classic"
"A vivacious adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, this is as wide-eyed and open-hearted as they come"
Thursday 2nd July
Tilda Swinton, Dev Patel, Gwendoline Christie, Hugh Laurie
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