Performance in English in the Dickenstheater Laren

A party? A special cultural treat for your guests?

A Private Charles Dickens Reading can be booked in the Dickenstheater Laren. All readings are accompanied by applicable magic lantern slides.



address: Dickenstheater, P.C. van den Brinkweg 11, Laren (NH), The Netherlands

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N.B. It is advised that children in the audience should be at least 12 years of age


Program for a Private Performance

Welcome and opening remarks on Charles Dickens in 1869 by Else Flim              


Introducing Charles Dickens with lantern slides

Charles Dickens expresses a wish


Introduction to the book David Copperfield

Reading The Friendly Waiter


Intermezzo Magic Lantern Views of London


Dickens tells about the Magic Lantern and his works


Interval with tea and coffee


Introduction to The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman

Song The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman


Introduction to the making of The Pickwick Papers  

Reading: The Skating Experiences


Introduction The Ivy Green from The Pickwick Papers

Intermezzo Magic Lantern Song The Ivy Green


Mr. Dickens bids farewell to the audience

Closure by Else Flim