Dickens Theatre Company return to the Towngate with the festive classic…
A Christmas Carol
Back by popular demand
“Christmas? A poor excuse for picking a man’s pocket every twenty-fifth of December!” exclaims Ebenezer Scrooge in the opening stave of A Christmas Carol.
It’s also an excuse for the Dickens Theatre Company to bring you their joyously authentic staging of this Victorian classic.
It is 1866 and two of Dickens’ closest theatrical companions find themselves trapped in the footlights’ glare. With the rest of the cast stuck on a train, actress Frances Ternan and Dickens’ faithful tour manager George Dolby take on the daunting challenge of portraying over 30 characters.
But, who will play Scrooge?
SCHOOL RATE AND OFFER AVAILABLE. Please note: for school matinee performances there will be no interval, so the running time will be 65min in total. Please call the Box Office on 01268 205300 for more details on school bookings.
We are delighted to confirm that Dickens Theatre Company will be holding a post-show Q&A session after each matinee performance of A Christmas Carol. This is a fantastic opportunity for any students wanting to learn more about how this adaptation was created from the classic Dicken’s novel.