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Adapted by Simon Callow from the novel by Charles Dickens
Chipping Norton 2020, Belgrade Theatre Coventry 2021
“A tour de force performance” **** Oxford Times.

David Bradley stars in Simon Callow’s acclaimed one-man adaptation of the ultimate classic Christmas tale. Based on Charles Dickens’ own one man readings of the story, this moving, captivating stage version, goes straight to the heart of an all time literary classic.

"A theatrical treat that left me feeling warm and cosy as I exited the theatre into the chilly night. An absolute joy to behold in these difficult and strange times" - Daily Info

So join Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and a trio of ghosts for a festive story designed to rescue Christmas from all the scrooges out there! Mulled wine, atmospheric live music and one of the most loved classics of the English language should make this a Christmas trip to remember.

"A glorious marriage of performer and material…a quintessential, must-see Christmas experience" -

David Bradley is one of the country’s finest stage and screen actors, including renowned performances as Filch in the Harry Potter films and Walder Frey in Game of Thrones. He won a British Academy Television Award for his role in Broadchurch and an Olivier Award for his performance in King Lear for the National Theatre.

Cast & Creative

Narrator - David Bradley

Actor Musician/Composer - Sophie Crawford

Understudy - Paul Ansdell

Adaptor - Simon Callow

Director - John Terry

Set & Costume Designer - Liz Cooke

Lighting Design - Rory Beaton

Sound Design - Jonathan Everett

Producer/ Company Manager - Will Treasure