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.
Louisa May Alcott’s timeless 1886 classic has earned praise and adoration, especially after the recent film adaptation.
London’s Park Theatre has announced details of its new spring season, running from 9 February to 30 April 2022.
‘Tis the season to be Julie! Sarah-Louise Young brings her acclaimed cabaret show Julie Madly Deeply, a tribute to showbiz icon Dame Julie Andrews, to London’s Park Theatre for a limited Christmas season. She told us more about the show, its inspiration and her favourite singalong moments.
Mike Leigh’s 1977 comedy classic still delivers plenty of laughs. Although definitely a period piece, the characters and themes are still instantly recognisable now.
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 setting is one building in Brixton. The subject is tradition, family, community and change. A cast of four men and two women bring the play to life.
Through the decades, three families try to navigate their way through an ever-changing environment for Talawa Theatre in Archie Maddocks’ new play.
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.
This play won’t give you sleepless nights. It does give you rich historical detail. I imagine anyone who enjoys ghost stories went rushing home to Google Guernsey’s dark history.
Alex Phelps and Will Barton star opposite another in tense two-hander When Darkness Falls, set in Guernsey and inspired by local paranormal folklore. We talked to them about the play and things that go bump in the night.
From the offset the atmosphere for When Darkness Falls had an eerie aura. The chemistry between John Blondel, portrayed by Will Barton, and the storyteller portrayed by Alex Phelps is impeccable.
When Darkness Falls, James Milton and Paul Morrissey’s ‘eerie’, ‘entertaining and ominous’ evening of Guernsey ghost stories, has certainly spooked critics.
Five spine-tingling ghost stories are woven into the action on one stormy night in When Darkness Falls, premiering this month at the Park Theatre. All are grounded in folklore from the island of Guernsey, where the play is set and where its co-writer and director Paul Morrissey grew up.
When Darkness Falls officially opens tonight (23 August 2021) at London’s Park Theatre, where it runs until 4 September 2021 only ahead of a regional tour. Sneak a peek at the progress of this spine-tingling new ghost story from rehearsal room to stage.
New spine-chilling ghost story When Darkness Falls finally gets its premiere this month at London’s Park Theatre, where it will run for a limited season from tomorrow 18 August to 4 September 2021. Time to get booking!
Nimax Theatres, the Criterion Theatre, Young Vic and Chichester Festival Theatre are among the 2,700 organisations being offered nearly £400 million in grants and loans as part of the CultureRecovery Fund’s second tranche of funding.