Matthew Warchus' A Christmas Carol Old Vic Theatre tickets now available for Christmas 2019
Christmas in London wouldn’t be complete without Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. This year, Matthew Warchus' smash-hit production of the classic holiday tale returns to London's Old Vic for a limited festive run beginning 22 November 2019 and ending 18 January 2020. There is no better way to get in the holiday spirit than with A Christmas Carol tickets, spend the holidays in the West End with your family enjoying this traditional tale of redemption.
A Christmas Carol in the West End
Matthew Warchus’ critically-acclaimed production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic, A Christmas Carol, returns to The Old Vic for the 2019/2020 holiday season. This joyous adaptation for the stage was created by Jack Thorne, who wrote Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and was responsible for the new adaptation of Woyzeck starring John Boyega.
This beloved seasonal story of redemption is known and loved around the world and this production, in particular, fills the theatre with the true holiday spirit(s). The Cratchits make the most of the little they have while Scrooge is confronted by his miserly, lonely life of greed. Scrooge deals with his otherworldly visitors and we hope that change doesn't come too late. Come see your favourite characters play out this story of greed, love, redemption and family just in time for the holidays.
Who is starring in A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic for 2019/2020?
A Christmas Carol is returning to the Old Vic Theatre in London for the third year running to bring Jack Thorne's stunning adaptation to eager West End audiences this holiday season. In the past, big names have brought the miserly Scrooge to life and, and now the 2019-2020 run of A Christmas Carol will see Paterson Joseph cast in the lead role of Ebenezer himself. Also starring in the new cast of The Old Vic's A Christmas Carol are Rebecca Trehearn and Andrew Langtree.
Matthew Warchus' A Christmas Carol production history
A Christmas Carol opened at the Old Vic in 2017 starring Rhys Ifans. Known for his work in films such as Notting Hill, Enduring Love and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Ifans has also appeared in numerous Welsh-language television programmes and in the hit CBS drama Elementary. His work on stage has also brought him renown including roles in Don Juan in Soho, King Lear, and Exit the King. Ifans is currently set to star in the upcoming West End Royal Court Theatre production of On Bear Ridge alongside Rakie Ayola.
The following season saw Stephen Tompkinson take over the role. Tompkinson is known as a comedic actor and has starred in television programmes Chancer, Drop the Dead Donkey and Ballykissangel. He has also starred in the films Brassed Off and Hotel Splendide. His stage credits include roles in Art, Arsenic and Old Lace, and Spamalot.
Keep an eye on our news page for up-to-date information on the cast of A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic for the 2019-2020 holiday run!
Celebrate Christmas in the West End with tickets to A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic. This show is sure to be one of the most popular Christmas shows 2018 has to offer. Book A Christmas Carol tickets now to start off the Christmas season in true West End style.