Theatre Alibi with Exeter Northcott & Oxford Playhouse

Curiosity Shop (2013)

Charles Dickens’ Old Curiosity Shop revisited. Adapted by Daniel Jamieson.

Curiosity Shop Education Resources

Theatre Alibi has built an excellent reputation for its distinctive style of storytelling and high quality education package. This exciting contemporary reimagining of Charles Dickens’s Old Curiosity Shop combines inventive physical storytelling with film and photo projection and a soundtrack that takes in hits from Elvis Presley to Professor Green.

Drama / Theatre Studies (GCSE, AS & A2, BTech Performing Arts)
A Level English Literature & Language students
Please note that Curiosity Shop contains strong language appropriate to its characters and isn’t suitable for students younger than 14.

Free Study Pack
Click here to download our free Curiosity Shop study pack (pdf). It includes sections on the form and style of Theatre Alibi’s work, the adaptation, Research & Development and rehearsal processes, stagecraft and interviews with members of the creative team including the adaptor, director, designer, musical director and actors.

DVD £20+ vat
A DVD recording of the production is available. Please contact to buy a copy. We give permission for the recording to be made available to students through your school or college Intranet.

The Script
Click here to download the Curiosity Shop script (pdf).

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