Matthew Warchus’ big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol returns to The Old Vic
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?
Filling the auditorium to the brim with mince pies, music and merriment, a unique staging immerses the audience in
this uplifting story for everyone aged 8+.
Jack Thorne and Matthew Warchus’ joyful, generous adaptation returns with Stephen Tompkinson as Scrooge
This nippy, largely faithful adaptation is so sumptuously staged that I feel a bit Scrooge-like for liking it rather than loving it
Stephen Tompkinson takes over the role of Scrooge as the Old Vic’s joyous OTT Dickens take returns
It's hard to imagine a more pertinent Christmas tale, delivered with greater atmosphere, theatricality and emotional heft
Not even Scrooge himself could dislike this
Thoroughly entertaining, fun, ebullient, emotionally cathartic and uplifting, A Christmas Carol is a spectacular, joyful show