Hard Times

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Charles Dickens adapted by Charles Way

DOI: 10.5040/9781911501671.00000003
Acts: 2. Scenes: 10. Roles: Male (5) , Female (5) , Neutral (0)

Dominated by Gradgrind and Bounderby, Coketown's prosperity is built on the cotton mills where thousands of men and women slave away for long hours and little pay. Gradgrind's obsession with material progress damages his children Louisa and Tom, leading to scandal and disaster. Hard Times celebrates the importance of the human heart in an age obsessed with materialism. Circus, music and dark comedy all go into the rich mix of this truly Dickensian theatrical tale.

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Aurora Metro Books

Charles Dickens adapted by Charles Way

ISBN: 9781906582487

Series: Aurora Metro Books

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