Dickens themed drama for teenage Tower Hamlets actors

The performances will be based on the works of Charles Dickens

The performances will be based on the works of Charles Dickens - Credit: Archant

Budding thespians in Tower Hamlets can participate in a free drama course.

Cornucopia Theatre, based in Whitechapel, is hosting a four day course themed around the works of Charles Dickens.

Teenagers can attend either full time or drop in sessions at the Brady Arts Centre, Hanbury Street, between January 2 and 5.

Part of the Mayor’s activities for young people scheme, the course will include a version of A Christmas Carol and an adaptation of Oliver Twist.

There will also be a visit to the Dickens Museum and to London sites connected to the author.

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Participants are also encouraged to gain their bronze arts award during the scheme.

The sessions will be held between 12 and 6.30pm each day.

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For more information or to book a place, contact Mark Duncan at cornucopiatheatre@gmail.com or call 020 7683 2358

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