Doctor Marigold’s Prescriptions

Tickets: £16 (Include Performance and Museum entry)

Running time: Approximately 1 hour

The Museum will be open from 10am – 8pm on Thursday 10th August; you may redeem your ticket for the Museum before or after the performance.

To book your ticket please click here

Alternatively to book a place please telephone 020 7405 2127, for more information please email events@dickensmuseum.com

Ian Pearce: Dr Marigold's Prescriptions

Following huge success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival over the last two years, performer Ian Pearce is bringing this heart-warming and colourful Dickens tale to life in Doctor Marigold’s breathless sales patter!  

Doctor Marigold, named after the doctor who delivered him, is a "cheap-jack" who hawks sundries from a travelling cart he inhabits with his wife and his daughter Sophy.

The story follows the rise and fall of his fortunes, his adoption of a mute circus girl, love, loss and hope, delivering on all of the wonderful twists and turns we have come to expect of a Dickens classic.

 

The word ‘breath taking’ is not too strong a term to describe this performance! Mesmerising, stunning, awe-inspiring.

Audience Review, Edinburgh Fringe 2015

 

"A gem of a show. Storytelling at its most wonderful."

Audience Review, Edinburgh Fringe 2015

 

Charles Dickens the master storyteller himself would surely give a nod to Ian Pearce for bringing Doctor Marigold so gloriously to life.

Rob Johnson Breath Out Theatre, Manchester 2015

 

 “Amazing acting and beautiful storytelling! I wasn't familiar with this Dickens story, so I had no idea how the plot would unfold. I was engaged from start to finish with Pearce's touching storytelling and hung on to every word.”

Audience Review, Edinburgh Fringe 2014

Dr Marigold's Prescription

 

Dr Marigold's Prescription

Thursday 10th August
15:00

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