This is the pre-production cast recording of the songs from Nicholas Nickleby – The Musical, based on Dickens’ “The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby”. Music, lyrics and libretto by Tim Brewster.
The cast includes both professional and amateur performers, who came together specially to produce this reference recording of the songs. As well as allowing people to hear the music, the album is also intended to help people get the feel of the show, and to learn the singing parts for production.
Nicholas Nickleby – The Musical is available for both professional and amateur production. For companies considering staging the show, other material is available, including libretto and vocal score. For further information please visit our web site.
All profits from the sale of this album go to Breast Cancer Care (Registered charity in England & Wales 1017658, and in Scotland SC038104).
Nicholas Nickleby - Leigh Smith
Ralph Nickleby - Brett Hanson
Mrs Nickleby - Ruth Bowe
Kate Nickleby - Kate Brewster
Wackford Squeers - Jonathan Reynolds
Mrs Squeers - Charlotte Lucas
Fanny Squeers - Annice Avey
Matilda Price - Danielle Cross
John Browdie - Steve Machan
Vincent Crummles - Charles Mills
Sir Mulberry Hawk - Andy Broomhead
Pyke - Ian Shadbolt
Pluck - Rod Petty
Lord Frederick Verisopht - Tom Lusby
Charles Cheeryble - Bill Prince
Ned Cheeryble - Tim Brewster
Madeline Bray - Lorna Wood
Peg Sliderskew - Ruth Lusby-Yentis
Smike - Simon Jackson
Company - Alex Hadland, Barbara Deviny, Dave Jansen, Jane Brewster, Jane Hay, Lauren James, Louise Nichols Cook, Sandra Nightingale
Children's Chorus - "Harmonise" from Daubeney Middle School, Bedford