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Paterson Joseph to star in A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic

Paterson Joseph 2015, photo by Robert Day
Paterson Joseph 2015, photo by Robert Day

Paterson Joseph (Peep Show, Green Wing) is to star as Ebenezer Scrooge in Matthew Warchus’ big-hearted, smash-hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). The Old Vic’s A Christmas Carol returns on 4 December, with previews from 23 November.

The Old Vic’s A Christmas Carol fills the auditorium to the brim with mince pies, music and merriment. A unique staging immerses the audience in this uplifting story.

Paterson Joseph has had an extensive career in theatre, television and film since he trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). His stage career includes working in fringe and touring venues around the country and he has spent a number of years at the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has been touring his play Sancho – Act of Remembrance since 2016. Television includes: Peep Show, Babylon, You, Me and the Apocalypse, Timeless, Noughts and Crosses (upcoming). Film includes: The Beach, In the Name of the Father.

In a version by Jack Thorne
Director Matthew Warchus
Set and Costume Designer Rob Howell
Composer and Arranger Christopher Nightingale
Lighting Hugh Vanstone
Sound Simon Baker
Casting Jessica Ronane CDG
Movement Lizzi Gee

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
A version by Jack Thorne
Directed by Matthew Warchus

Sat 23 Nov 2019–Sat 18 Jan 2020
Mon–Sat: 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm
Press night: 4 Dec 2019 7pm
Audio Described Performance: 06 Jan 2020 (touch tour at 6pm)
Captioned Performance: 10 Jan 2020
Relaxed Performance: 11 Jan 2020
Recommended age 8+
https://www.oldvictheatre.com/

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