Alexander Knott’s atmospheric take on A Christmas Carol places Bob Cratchit centre stage as familiar events from Dickens’ story are related to the audience through his eyes.
Olivier Award winner John Dagleish played Bob Cratchit, Scrooge’s lowly clerk, in the Old Vic’s renowned production of A Christmas Carol. We talked to him about returning to the role in Cratchit, written and directed by Alexander Knott. Time to get booking!
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.
Cratchit, Alexander Knott’s spin-off from A Christmas Carol that picks up the story of Scrooge’s impoverished clerk, has just opened at London’s Park Theatre. Check out the trailer plus first-look photos of Olivier Award winner John Dagleish in action.
Olivier Award winner John Dagleish takes the title role in Cratchit, an astute rewriting of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol which has its live premiere at the Park Theatre this December.
The autumn-spring season at London’s Park Theatre will include the London premiere of new musical Little Women and a work in progress showing of Tony! [The Tony Blair Rock Opera] by Harry Hill and Steve Brown.