By Charles Dickens,Neil Bartlett
Using in simple terms Charles Dickens' impressive phrases and a chameleon ensemble of 8 actors, Neil Bartlett's A Christmas Carol is a daring theatrical reimagining of a vintage Christmas tale. This degree model was once tailored for the festive season of 2002-3, and performed to complete homes and significant acclaim at either the Lyric Hammersmith, London, and the voters' Theatre, Glasgow.
‘Gets correct to the frozen middle of Dickens' vintage Christmas tale...one of these infrequent festive choices for which no grownup will want the excuse of a kid in tow...’ - Guardian
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