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A Christmas Carol – ChickenShed Theatre, London

Writer: Charles Dickens Adaptor/Lyrics/Director: Lou Stein, Music: Dave Carey Reviewer: Sophia Moss Let’s take a trip to a slightly steam-punk version of the 1930s: the banks have crashed, the people are hungry, and somewhere in a tiny London office Ebeneezer Scrooge is shouting at his clerk. Lou Stein’s version of A Christmas Carol has time travelled from the mid-1800s into the Great ...

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Scrooge – The Grand Theatre, Leeds

Book, Music and Lyrics: Leslie Recuse Director: Bob Tomson Designer: Paul Farnsworth Reviewer: Rosie Revell [Rating:3.5] It has been 170 years since the publication of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and the redemption of true miser Ebenezer Scrooge has touched audience’s hearts ever since and inspired many many different versions. From audience reaction to this Scrooge it is clear its ...

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Scrooge – The Mayflower, Southampton

Writer: Based on the novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Director: Bob Tomson Reviewer: Naomi Stevens [rating:4] With a multitude of catchy numbers and a fabulously festive story, Scrooge contains the ingredients for an entertaining family production. Of course, the story is not a new one. A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens, has been told in many forms ...

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NEWS: Steele Injury Forces Scrooge Cancellation In Birmingham

Producers have today announced the cancellation of Scrooge at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham. The show was planned to run at the venue from 28th October as part of a national tour. The venue has announced that star of the show Tommy Steele has suffered an injury that requires immediate surgery. The venue will be contacting customers to process ...

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NEWS: Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre Rises From The Ashes

Two years after it abruptly locked its doors, live performances return to Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre later this year as leading producer Bill Kenwright announces a season of his touring shows will play at the venue for 12 weeks. The 1200-seat venue has had a troubled history in recent years. A £9 million conversion saw the former cinema turn into a ...

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A Christmas Carol – Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Writer: Charles Dickens Choreographer: Christopher Moore Music arranged by: Simon Paterson Reviewer: Flip Miller [rating:4] Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is probably the best known of his novels. So what better way to celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth than with a ballet where the story is well known? The story is about the miserly Scrooge who on Christmas ...

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