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A Christmas Carol – Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Composer: Carl Davis CBE Artistic Director: David Nixon OBE Choreography: Massimo Moricone Reviewer: Ray Taylor [rating:5] There can be hardly anyone who is not familiar with the story of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, a lonely grumpy old man to whom Christmas is ‘Humbug’ and who has no charitable thoughts for anyone else. Then one night he is visited by the ghost ...

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The Magic Fishbone – Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

Writer: Joanna Carrick from Charles Dickens Director: Joanna Carrick Reviewer: Glen Pearce Mention Charles Dickens at Christmas and A Christmas Carol springs to mind. Red Rose Chain, though, is never one to go for the obvious choice and, in staging Dickens' short story The Magic Fishbone, they reclaim an under-appreciated classic. As young Alicia plays with her dolls house, fantasy ...

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