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A Christmas Carol

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.

Starring Rhys Ifans

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No exchange or refund after purchase.


Starring Rhys Ifans as Ebenezer Scrooge;

Melissa Allan as Little Fan;

Jamie Cameron as Young Ebenezer / George;

John Dagleish, Bob Cratchit, Erin Doherty, Oliver Evans, Tim Van Eyken

Alex Gaumond, Siena Kelly, Eugene McCoy, Myra McFadyen, Maria Omakinwa, Alastair Parker and Golda Rosheuvel.

TINY TIM CAST: Toby Eden, Grace Fincham, Ethan Quinn and Lenny Rush.

Good To Know

Gala perfs: Sat 23 Dec 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Audio Described Perf: Tue 9 Jan 7.30pm

Captioned Perf: Thu 11 Jan 7.30pm

How Does It Work

Please bring along your printed voucher to the box office to collect tickets before the show.

Suitable For Children

Age suitability: 11 and older

Contains haunting supernatural themes, mature emotion, and some content which younger audiences may find upsetting.

Performance Times

18 Nov 2017–20 Jan 2018

Where Do I Go

The Old Vic, The Cut London, SE1 8NB

The Old Vic

Latest customer reviews

  • Magical

    29 January 2018

    A truly magical experience with all the trappings of a Victorian setting - mince pies and oranges a nice touch guys. Congratulations to the entire ensemble of actors, musicians, set designers and production team for bringing such warmth and joy to what is already a national treasure. Rhys Ifan will no doubt be playing Fagin 'ere long' - what an abundance of energy and talent. Thank you all.

    Pam Taylor Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • A Magical Evening

    24 January 2018

    This was an evening we will never forget; one of my favourite books brought to life by a fantastic cast which will stay with us for a long time. The music was especially beautiful. The scene where the Christmas feast was prepared was so joyful (I never thought I could be delighted to be handed a humbecauliflower!) When the snow came down so spectacularly and unexpectedly the reaction from the audience was one of child-like wonder and delight. To quote George Eliot 'It is never too late to be what you might have been'!

    Helen B Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Dickens best ever

    22 January 2018

    A fantastic show, everyone of the cast & band were first class. If they do it again don't miss it!

    David & Marie' Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • The wonderful Christmas Carol

    22 January 2018

    Uplifting, touching, deep, dark, intense, joyous, inspiring, beautiful. Rhys Infans was amazing with an intensely powerful acting performance of Scrooge. Both Tiny Tims performances (I saw two shows) were wonderful and endearing. Bob Cratchit too was exceptional. Loved the bell ringing, the singing, the snow, the actors interaction with the audience and,,,the mince pies! Brilliant. My favourite performance on a stage ever. I defy anyone not to love it.

    David Wright Confirmed ticket purchaser