Hobson’s Choice

Hobson’s Choice

First performed in 1916 and made famous by David Lean’s 1954 film starring Charles
Laughton, Harold Brighouse’s Salford comedy, Hobson’s Choice will be performed in June.

Directed by Bear Pit Associate Artist, David Draper with Associate Artist, Paul Tomlinson
taking on the cantankerous, drunkard shop keeper, Henry Horatio Hobson.
David Draper returns to the Bear Pit following his inaugural outing directing On Golden
Pond. He has performed in various Bear Pit Theatre Company production, including Habeas
Corpus and Private Lives. David is well known at the Talisman Theatre in Kenilworth, both
as a performer & director.


Henry Hobson – Paul Tomlinson
Jim Heeler – Neil McBride
Mrs Hepworth – Dorothy Barlow
Dr MacFarlane – Graham Tyrer
Tubby Wadlow – Rob Warnes
Maggie Hobson – Sophie Mobberley
Alice Hobson – Emma Beasley
Vicky Hobson – Charlotte O’Growney
Ada Figgins – Keelin Roe
Fred Beenstock – tbc
Albert Prosser – Tom Purchase-Rathbone
Willie Mossop – Nathan Brown

Performance Dates
19 - 27 June 2020

The Bear Pit Theatre, Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon

£14 (£12 concessions)

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In person at:
Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 10am Mon-Sun

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