David Copperfield, 28th September – 30th October



Uplifting Music andoriginal songs by Chris Larner layer beautifully into this Actor Musician version of the Charles Dickens’ classic. The perfect tonic for those gloomy autumn nights, our latest Built by Barn production by the hugely talented Simon Reade who also adapted our award-winning production of Private Peaceful will effortlessly sweep you along in a vibrant whirlwind of colour. Get ready to be taken on a journey of musical discovery from the world of toy theatre to the world of David Copperfield that will leave you smiling all the way home.

There’s nothing like live theatre to stir the soul. This is a family treat you won’t want to miss!

Phillip Olagoke


PHILLIP OLAGOKE as David Copperfield

Phillip graduated from Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in 2020. Recent credits include: Joseph Clough in Farewell Leicester Square (Townsend Productions); A Type of Stereo and Daniel’s Set for Life. Credits Whilst Training Include: Patrick/Agatha in The Faith Machine, Albert/Kevin in Clybourne Park, Jimmy in Look Back in Anger and Lord Stanley/Scrivener in Richard III.

Ruben Greeph

REUBEN GREEPH as Uriah Heep, Betsey Trotwood, Mr Peggotty (& 17 more)

Reuben graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in 2017 and has since worked around the globe as an actor and musical director. Recent credits include The 12 Tenors (International Tour); Six (Lyric Theatre), Little Miss Sunshine (Selladoor, UK Tour); Breaking the Band (ITV/Reelz USA); The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (S4K UAE Tour); Snow White (Qdos); and Crooked House (Sony Pictures).

Rosalind Ford

ROSALIND FORD as Mr Micawber, Agnes, Little Em’ly (& 17 more)

Theatre credits include: Gin Craze (Royal & Derngate, Northampton); Once (UK tour); And The World Goes Round, Daddy Long Legs and Just So (Barn Theatre, Cirencester); The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Mother Courage and her Children (both at Southwark Playhouse). Rosalind studied languages at The University of Edinburgh where she gained experience in Fringe and mid-scale student theatre, before starting her professional career in 2017.

To book tickets for this uplifting production go to: barntheatre.org.uk or call our box office on 01285 648255. David Copperfield will be sold at full capacity.  

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