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A Christmas Carol

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DICKENS' MYSTICAL CHRISTMAS FABLE BROUGHT TO LIFE - THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREAT!


Olivier Award winner, Guy Masterson, currently directing the hit West End show The Shark Is Broken, and veteran of many smash hit solo works such as Under Milk Wood, Animal Farm and Shylock, now presents Dickens' classic festive fable. Famed for bringing multiple characters to vivid life, Masterson gives us Scrooge, Marley, the Fezziwigs, the Cratchits, Tiny Tim et al in an riveting, performance that will dazzle, enchant, and linger long in the memory. Guaranteed to get you into the Christmas Spirit - in many more ways than one!

"Masterson's production is an understated warning and a celebration of the hope for human kind. A Christmas Carol for our time." (Public Review - 27/11/17)

"Just when you thought you'd seen enough Christmas Carols to guide you to your grave, along comes one of the best yet!" (BBC Radio 01/12/17)

"Quite simply spellbinding!" (ReviewSphere - 06/08/18)


Talk: Adapting Classics for a Modern Audience

23rd December 6pm (before 7:30 performance)
Free for ticketholders

A talk with the award-winning writer, producer and director Nick Hennegan on adapting classics for modern audiences. Part of the Maverick People's Theatre Company programme.

Starting with his version of Shakespeare's Henry V in 1992 - (Henry V - Lion of England) - after a night in a pub, award-winning writer, director and producer Nick Hennegan has toured the world with his critically acclaimed small-scale adaptations of some of the greatest stories ever written.

His latest is his adaptation of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, a story he fell in love with as a small boy. In this informal chat, Nick is joined by Olivier Award-winner Guy Masterson (for 20 minutes until he has to go and prepare for tonights performance!) to talk about the steps he takes to create his acclaimed 5* productions and attract top talent like Sir Derek Jacobi and Kenneth Branagh.

Free for ticket holders. Or join online from anywhere in the world at https://www.mavericktheatrecompany.com/Tickets.php
We do not accept Amex.
CAST & COMPANY

Performed by Guy Masterson
Adapted & Directed by Nick Hennegan
From the text by Charles Dickens
Original Music by Robb Williams


For more information about the venue and our COVID-19 Health and Safety policy, please see our contact-us page.
Running time - 2 hours, including a 15 minute interval
Recommended for all ages 
23rd - 24th December 2021

23rd December - Talk with Director Nick Hennegan
Tickets (All unreserved)

General Admission £18

Concession £15

Ten at £10 (Discounted tickets to support access to the arts)

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