Stilts: Catrin Osborne - Miss Havisham

Location: UK

Catrin Osborne - Miss HavishamImpact Artists   Catrin Osborne - Miss HavishamImpact Artists

Miss Havisham
Haunting, mysterious, spooky, this ghostly lady glides around the event....or does she? Is it all just a ghostly apparition? You'll have to book her to find out.
Miss Havisham; "...the strangest lady I have ever seen, or shall ever see...dressed in rich materials, satins and lace and silks...bridal flowers in her hair, but her hair was white. I saw that the bride within the bridal dress has withered like the dress, and like the flowers, and had no more brightness left but the brightness of her sunken eyes. "Look at me" she said "You are not afraid of a woman who has never seen the sun since you were born?" Charles Dickens "Great Expectations". Catrin Osborne magically brings to life one of Dickens most inspired creations who went on to become one of the most loved characters in literature. Miss Havisham is a fully interactive street theatre experience, who can transport the public into her dust filled house of stopped clocks and spider infested cakes. Perfect for any literature and arts festival, community events and halloween, Victorian or burlesque themed parties. Believe it or not children and adults are captivated by this slightly macabre but lovably eccentric old lady.
For children of all ages this type of walkabout theatre is an invaluable introduction to characters and themes from great literature in a fun and engaging way, Catrin is passionate about bringing young people a fully interactive theatrical experience which will inspire, delight and educate. As Miss Havisham glides around your festival, her ghostly presence constantly draws children and adults around her, so much more than a dry reading from Great Expectations in a half empty marquee ever would. In the pockets of this extraordinary dress Miss Havisham carries various objects, a box containing coins, a magnifying glass, a huge piece of wedding cake, a mouse, a mirror, and more, each object is the starting point for one of her stories, all of which tell the public the sad, bitter but darkly humourous tale of her life......we can all relate to old Miss Havisham!

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