Matthew Warchus’ big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic returns to The Old Vic, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child).
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.
Age Recommendation: 8+
Manages to be both faithful to the original and shamelessly sob-inducing, while also amplifying its message of social responsibility
It begins and ends well. Yet there’s a Dickens-sized hole in the middle of the Old Vic’s festive treat
The festive favourite mixes gloom with merriment
It’s time to gift to yourself one of the most enjoyable modern versions of A Christmas Carol
This Old Vic production continues to show that the spirit of the Dickensian classic is alive and kicking
Paterson Joseph is on miser duty as the Old Vic’s ebullient Christmas Carol returns for its third year
Paterson Joseph is a brilliant Scrooge
A Christmas treat that's perfect for the entire family
With its heart-warming message, impressive singing and, of course, the adorable Tiny Tim, the whole family will have a ball of a time
It isn’t hard to see why this charming tale is a firm favourite
Richly textured, wondrous adaptation of Dickens' festive classic