PREVIEW: Fagin’s Twist, Avant Garde Dance, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

Following on from its critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Avant Garde Dance travels to the Queen’s Theatre with the untold story of the Charles Dickens villain from the 21st to the 23rd September. 

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(c) Rachel Cherry. 

Filled with energy and electrifying choreography, Fagin’s Twist asks what if Oliver Twist wasn’t the hero of the story? Featuring five of the characters from Charles Dickens famous book including:  Oliver, Fagin, Bill Sykes, Nancy and the Artful Dodger, Fagin’s Twist reimagines the paths their lives take.

Fagin’s Twist is the story of Fagin’s youth driven by greed and ambition in the face of overwhelming poverty.

The show features choreography by Tony Adigu, who by adding a twist to the beloved tale creates a poignant show suitable for all the family.

Suitable for ages eight and above, the show is commissioned by Theatre Bristol, East London Dance, Pavilion Dance South West, Dance East and The Place, co-produced by The Place and supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Fagin’s Twist will play at the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch from the 21st to the 23rd September. For more information visit:

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