Given the recorded music used in this production of A Christmas Carol, it wouldn’t, I would have thought, have been too difficult to turn the volume down in order for the performers to be heard properly, and/or turn their microphones up. I found myself having to strain to hear what was being sung more often than not. Perhaps I quote the off-Broadway revue, Forbidden … [Read more...]
A Christmas Carol Old Vic Tickets London
Matthew Warchus directs Charles Dickens’ timeless classic A Christmas Carol in a joyous new adaptation by Jack Thorne.
On a bitter Christmas Eve night, a cold-hearted miser is visited by four ghosts. Transported to worlds past, present and future, Ebenezer Scrooge witnesses what a lifetime of fear and selfishness has led to and sees with fresh eyes the lonely life he has built for himself. Can Ebenezer be saved before it’s too late?
An uplifting story for families aged 11+, this essential festive treat is vividly brought to the stage in a big-hearted production full of music and cheer.
Matthew Warchus - Director
Rob Howell - Designer
Hugh Vanstone - Lighting Designer
Simon Baker - Sound Designer
Chris Nightingale - Composer and Arranger
Lizzi Gee - Movement Director
Rhys Ifans as Ebenezer Scrooge
A Christmas Carol
The Old Vic
18 Nov 2017–20 Jan 2018
It is a tale of intrigue, of passion, of jealous rivalry, of violence, of (attempted) murder most awfully horrid, and of a hotly contested nightcap. Yes, the Fitzrovia Radio Hour team are back with their annual festive audio-visual treat, which this year takes the form of that yuletide favourite, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. If you haven’t come across … [Read more...]
Mostly for commercial reasons, the West End doesn’t experience live music with an orchestra as large as the 31-strong LMTO (London Musical Theatre Orchestra) often enough these days. This concert of Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent’s musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens novella A Christmas Carol is beautiful. Almost too beautiful. The score could, in all … [Read more...]
The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is delighted to announce the addition of Alex Gaumond to their much anticipated Christmas concert; the hit Broadway musical, A Christmas Carol, with Robert Lindsay taking on the lead role of Scrooge, and Alex Gaumond playing Bob Cratchit. Gaumond played on the role of Freddy Benson in the hit West End production of Dirty Rotten … [Read more...]