The Great Middlemarch Mystery

Thurs 7 - Sun 10 April 2022 | Times vary

Step into the reimagined world of one of the greatest English novels ever written, now on the streets of Coventry!

Part-immersive theatre production and part-mystery game, The Great Middlemarch Mystery puts a modern twist on George Eliot's Middlemarch and its story of the hopes, dreams, disappointments and scandals lived out within a Midlands town. Gather clues as the drama unfolds between four historic venues in central Coventry before coming together to solve the mystery in this interactive adventure.

BSL-interpreted performances confirmed on Friday & Saturday evening at 7pm, and Sunday matinee at 3pm.



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The bar will be open for this performance. Times vary.


From the novel Middlemarch – by George Eliot Adapted by Josephine Burton with Ruth Livesey

Directed and created by: Josephine Burton

Research Lead: Ruth Livesey

Assistant Director: Connor Alexander

Designer: Alex Podger

Associate Designer: Bryan Woltjen

Design Assistant: Siena Tone

A Dash Arts production.

Supported by the UK Research and Innovation Arts and Humanities Research Council, Warwick Arts Centre, Arts Council England, The Garrick Charitable Trust, Royal Holloway, University of London, The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, Three Monkies Trust, Middlemarch Giving Circle and The Thistle Trust.

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