At every performance until Pantomime we are offering socially distanced seating in the gallery. These can be booked with the Box Office. Email or call 01284 769505


Being Mr Wickham On-Demand

Running Time : 1 hour


Mr. Wickham is blessed with such happy manners as may ensure his making friends – whether he may be equally capable of retaining them is less certain

Mr Wickham is ready to set the record straight. Join Pride and Prejudice’s most roguish gentleman, George Wickham, on the eve of his sixtieth birthday, to lift the sheets on what exactly what happened thirty years on from where we left him. What really happened with Darcy? What did he feel about Lizzie? What happened at Waterloo? Not to mention Byron…

Adrian Lukis, who starred in the renowned BBC TV adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, returns to the role of Mr Wickham this summer.

This on-demand version was originally streamed live from the stage of the magnificent Regency Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds.

★★★★★ The Reviews Hub

★★★★★ Broadway World

★★★★★ London Living Large

★★★★ Daily Mail

★★★★ The Sunday Times

★★★★ The Telegraph



Radio presenter, journalist, drama critic and author, Libby Purves hosts our Q&A. A previous Times Columnist of the Year and author of 12 novels and non-fiction books, she was for 40 years a BBC Radio 4 broadcaster after becoming the Today programme’s first woman and youngest-ever presenter.


English subtitles available. If you would like to access subtitles these can be turned on or off using the ‘CC’ caption button within the recording.

The performance running time is approximately 90 minutes (60 minute show and Q&A), with no interval.


£20 standard

£22.50 with programme

£100 with signed script


The £20 standard recording will be discounted to £5 if you purchased a link to the live stream.  This discount will be applied automatically when you are logged into the website.

If you have ordered a programme it will available as a link under the video when you log into the Original Theatre Online website.

If you purchased a ticket with a script signed by Adrian Lukis you will receive the script within 2 weeks of booking.

You can watch the recording as many times as you like until 11 August 2021. If you have any problems viewing the recording please email

Please note in order to watch the on-demand performance you will receive a gifted access email to watch the show within 48 hours from Original Theatre Online. This email will come from

The link will take you to the Original Theatre Online website where you will finalise your account set up in order to access the recording.

If you haven’t received your email within 2 working days of booking please check your junk or email



What the press say

'Smart and thoughtful... the chance to spend an hour in the company of Lukis’ Wickham is all the fun you’d hope it would be.'

The Reviews Hub

'A charming and captivating hour spent with the old rogue'

Broadway World

‘Jane Austen’s charming rogue returns! It's a tour-de-force of acting’

London Living Large

‘A fine one-man show’

The Sunday Times

'Twinkling mischief – Wickham is a figure of almost modern vulnerability’

The Telegraph

‘A requiem for a rogue’

Daily Mail

‘This is an original theatre bonne bouche to savour… a gloriously funny piece of on screen theatre’

Reviews Gate


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