AFTER a critically-acclaimed premiere of and last year’s highly successful tour, Fagin’s Twist is coming to Chester as part of an autumn tour.

The story unravels and explodes into a captivating performance and ambitious dance show, based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved classic.

Fagin’s Twist is the untold story of a notorious and complex villain with a mischievous twist.

This explosive retelling throws a less sympathetic spotlight on orphan Oliver. Fagin’s Twist follows the gang leader in his youth, driven by greed and ambition in the face of overwhelming poverty. The dark Victorian streets are a place of little comfort and fairy-tale endings are hard to find in this poignant coming-of-age tale.

The show will be stanged at Storyhouse on November 2 and 3.Storyhouse.

Tony Adigun’s dynamic choreography uses dance motifs taken from the streets to bring to life this adaptation set on the streets themselves, flipping the audience’s expectations of the five familiar characters - Oliver, Fagin, Nancy, Bill Sykes and the Artful Dodger - with an unmatched hip-hop contemporary style.

Tony Adigun said: "I’m excited to be bringing back Fagin’s Twist this autumn with new cast members, new energies, new spirit. I can’t wait to share this show with new audiences and surprise those who have seen it before. I’m motivated to bring hip-hop and physical theatre to inspire a new generation."

Fagin’s Twist was originally commissioned by Theatre Bristol, East London Dance, Pavilion Dance South West, Dance East and The Place, and co-produced by The Place. Fagin’s Twist has already performed around the country to critical and audience acclaim, including a run at leading London contemporary dance venue The Place and was performed in August 2017 at Edinburgh Fringe as part of the British Council Showcase.

For information or to book tickets for Fagin's Twist or any other shows visit or call the box office on 01244 409113.