Production synopsis Mark the 150th Anniversary of the death of the great Charles Dickens with his most famous tale and the original Christmas ghost story.
A handful of actors create over twenty different characters on stage using music, puppetry, live sound effects, quick-fire costume changes and just a hint of pantomime.
This adaptation brings the timeless tale to life with all the wit, flair and theatrical invention expected of the playwright, Patrick Barlow (The 39 Steps, GWT 2019).
Recommended for all, big or small – whether you’re already full of the Christmas spirit, or in need of a little redemption!
Ebenezer Scrooge — Eric Whiting
Actor — Finn McGee
Actor — Penny Walshe
Actor — Ian Crosson
Actor — John Christopher
Actor — Lorraine Slipper
Approximate running time 2 ¼ hours, including the interval
We have excellent accessibility, including a seat for a wheelchair user, a lift to the upper level and an induction loop. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any questions or additional needs regarding the comfort of your visit.
This amateur production of A Christmas Carol is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Samuel French Ltd.
“Puppets and modern-day poignancy combine in Patrick Barlow’s high-spirited adaptation of Dickens.”