Moll Flanders (1986)

Mile End Road
10 Jul - 9 Aug 1986
Moll Flanders Flyer (2) Moll Flanders Flyer (2)

The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders, who was born in Newgate Jail, was twelve years a whore, five times a wife (whereof once to her own brother), twelve years a thief, eight years a transported felon and at last grew rich, lived honest and died a penitent.

She should be so lucky.

Songs, sex and slander by the authors of Robinson Crusoe and Trafford Tanzi.    

You can access the script of this play via the British Library’s MPS Modern Playscripts Collection.

Production photos

Cast List

  • Edward Clayton Henry/ Mr Biggins
  • Nicky Croydon Moll Flanders
  • Alexandra Denman Elizabeth Wright
  • Josie Lawrence Corrinder
  • Isabelle Lucas Mother Midnight

Creative Team

  • Chris Bond Director
  • Graham Pike Musical Director
  • Ellen Cairns Designer
  • Arne Music
  • Handel Music

Programme and Marketing



Chris Bond was Artistic Director of Half Moon Theatre on the Mile End Road from 1985-88. He talks about Moll Flanders and how the production was a greater challenge than he had anticipated. Interviewed by Rosie Vincent.

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