Once you reach December, you don’t have to look far to find several adaptations of a certain Charles Dickens novella – the key is finding an original take on the story.
Marley was dead to begin with – and what of it? There’s still work to be done, and Bob Cratchit has to bear the brunt of his remaining master’s foul moods whilst remaining industrious.
Audiences are describing Jud Charlton’s solo staging of Charles Dickens’ festive classic, A (One-Man) Christmas Carol as “excellent” and “amazing”. Take a look at what’s been said about the show, then book your tickets for its final week!
How does a solo performer bring all the characters in Charles Dickens’ festive classic to life for A (One-Man) Christmas Carol? Some of the answer lay in the production images below. Take a look, then book your tickets!
Jonathan Groff and Darren Criss elevate Glee star Lea Michele’s first holiday album Christmas in the City.
It’s less than a month to Christmas! Don’t be a Scrooge, put yourself in the festive spirit with the trailers for A (One-Man) Christmas Carol , which plays at The Hen & Chickens Theatre this December. Book your tickets now!
Quintessential seasonal story A Christmas Carol will be staged as Charles Dickens would have performed it, in a solo production, when A (One-Man) Christmas Carol plays at The Hen & Chickens Theatre this December. Time to book those tickets!
Festivities continue apace at London’s King’s Head Theatre where The Boy Under the Christmas Tree has provided a gift to audiences and critics this season. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite reviews and audience reactions below. Time to get booking!
Glenn Chandler’s The Boy Under the Christmas Tree officially gets its world premiere tonight (14 December 2018) at London’s King’s Head Theatre and Santa has just delivered some holly-jolly publicity shots. Check out our gallery below – and then get booking!
Jamie Loxton, Daniel Grice and Sam Sheldon star in the world premiere of Glenn Chandler’s The Boy Under the Christmas Tree at the King’s Head Theatre this Christmas. Can you tell from the photos which one plays the unwrapped present of the title?! See our full rehearsal gallery below – and then get booking!
Ten years after he made his producing debut with Boys of the Empire, Glenn Chandler returns to London’s King’s Head Theatre with a new LGBT comedy The Boy Under the Christmas Tree, running 11 December 2018 to 5 January 2019. The former Taggart writer recounts his decade of stage adventures with the production company he named after his inaugural success…
Fresh from Arts Ed, Daniel Grice makes his professional debut playing the title role in the world premiere of Glenn Chandler’s The Boy Under the Christmas Tree at the King’s Head Theatre. What are the challenges of playing a character with no identity and no past? Read our interview with Daniel below – and then get booking!
Following the success of Kids Play, Taggart creator Glenn Chandler premieres his latest stage play, alternative festive comedy treat The Boy Under the Christmas Tree, at London’s King’s Head Theatre next month.
After its British premiere in 2016, Buddy Thomas Off-Broadway hit The Crumple Zone returns for a new festive season this year at London’s King’s Head Theatre, running from 24 November to 9 December 2018, with a press night on 26 November. Casting has now been announced.
Matthew Warchus’ smash-hit production of Charles Dickens’ timeless festive classic A Christmas Carol will return to the Old Vic Theatre for a second festive season. Casting is to be announced.
Kicking off my challenge was the Old Vic’s production, which I’ve seen four times (and by some bizarre providence I managed to see each actor playing Tiny Tim).
You know what time of year it is – so I’ve just been through my annual Mind the Advent countdown! As I’ve seen a personal best number of different shows this year, the sheer volume of actors (and performances) have really been stacking up and making my life difficult – in terms of summing up my favourites of the year, that is. So here is a bit of a sneak preview of what’s to come in my highlight posts…
Simon Callow has joined forces with the celebrated Brighouse and Rastrick Band; the double album features the five-stave narration (backed by the band) on one disc, with the full versions of the carols played featuring on the second CD.
Award-winning John Tiffany directs, bringing to life a show that has been in his thoughts for several years now – he’s joined on the team by long-standing collaborator Bob Crowley, as well as Toby Olié as puppet director.
Festive favourite and seasoned Dame, Clive Rowe takes on the role of Dame Trot whilst comedian Al Murray is a panto newbie as the landlord, Al.