Pickwick: Musical Info & Synopsis


Pickwick revolves around the misadventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick, the founder of the Pickwick Club, and his eccentric companions. As Pickwick introduces his friends to the charming Wardle family, a series of comical events ensue, including a misunderstanding with his landlady, Mrs. Bardell, who mistakenly believes he has proposed marriage. Pickwick touches on themes of friendship, love, and the consequences of well-intentioned mishaps.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1963)

Cast Size: 22+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1820s / England

Creative Team

Music: Cyril Ornadel

Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse

Book: Wolf Mankowitz

Cast Albums

Original Chichester Cast (1963)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1960s, British, Christmas, One-Word, Political

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