A Christmas Carol Tickets
A Christmas Carol tickets now available for Christmas 2023
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 11 November 2023 - 6 January 2024. 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’ smash hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol returns to The Old Vic for the 2023/2024 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.
This seasonal story of redemption is known and loved around the world and this production fills the theatre with the holiday spirit(s). The Cratchit's 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 2023/2024?
A Christmas Carol is returning to the Old Vic Theatre 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, though full casting has yet to be announced for the current run of A Christmas Carol, this year will be led by none other than Emmy Award-winner Christopher Eccleston (Accused, The Leftovers) as Ebenezer Scrooge.
Tickets for A Christmas Carol at London’s Old Vic are on sale now!
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 productions 2023 has to offer. Book A Christmas Carol tickets now to start off the Christmas season in true West End style.
Age restrictionSuitable for ages 8+
Running time2 hours 5 minutes (including an interval)
Performance dates11 November 2023 - 6 January 2024
ContentPlease note this play contains haunting supernatural themes and some content which younger audiences may find upsetting.
All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Babes in arms are not admitted to the auditorium. All children must be old enough to occupy their own seats.
AccessAudio Described Performance 8th December 7pm (Touch Tour at 5pm). Captioned Performance 11th December 7pm. Relaxed Performance 9th December 2pm.
Upcoming Performance Times
News / Features
Top theatre shows to see in London this Christmas
Shops are filling their shelves with shiny baubles, and we’re gearing up to pay the hefty price for a sweet (albeit small) cup of hot chocolate at the Christmas market. Whilst it’s far too early to deck the halls with boughs of holly, we’ve put together a very special list, and it’s not of the naughty and nice variety.
Whether you want to soar through the skies on a journey to the North Pole, or settle down for a classic tale of redemption, our list of top theatre shows to see in London this Christmas all share one thing in common - they’ll fill your stockings with Christmas spirit!
23 Sep, 2023 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Productions / Photos
Behind-the-scenes images released for A Christmas Carol
Going into its sixth magical year, Jack Thorne’s A Christmas Carol comes to The Old Vic (with the added addition of mince pies) to tell the tale of Old Ebenezer Scrooge on his road to festive redemption. Christmas wouldn’t be quite the same without Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol, originally published in 1843, A Christmas Carol has been adapted for the stage and screen multiple times and has become a holiday staple across the world. Recently, new behind-the-scenes production images have been released for A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic, where the cast can be seen exploring the Victorian setting of London in Thorne’s atmospheric adaptation of this household classic. Tickets for A Christmas Carol are the ideal stocking filler for anybody this Christmas, book your tickets today!
19 Dec, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Productions / Photos
First Look: A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic Theatre for #OVSeason5
18 Nov, 2019 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Features / Casting
Casting announced for A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic
Following the huge success of Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic, it was only right that it was announced to return once again for a limited run this festive period. Tickets for A Christmas Carol at London’s The Old Vic are still available but won’t hang around for long now that Rebecca Trehearn and Andrew Langtree have been announced to be joining the cast. Read below for the full casting information for the must-see Christmas 2019 show.
10 Oct, 2019 | By Jade Ali
Don't miss Paterson Joseph in The Old Vic's A Christmas Carol
The Old Vic’s production of A Christmas Carol has become a staple of the West End Christmas season. The production has seen numerous big-name stars portray Ebeneezer Scrooge and this year will be no different. It has been announced that this year’s star will be Paterson Joseph.
12 Aug, 2019 | By Sarah Gengenbach
What’s on in London theatre this Christmas?
Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to start decking those halls! You’ve probably had a busy year with another busy year ahead of you. But soon you can finally relax, don your gay apparel and spend some quality time with family and friends. And if you’re hoping to find the perfect family outing this holiday season, then look no further! The West End at Christmas is a magical time when all your favourite Christmas stories play out live on stage. From three different versions of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to choose from to the famed two-act ballet, The Nutcracker, there’s always a bit of something for everyone!
Are you more like the Grinch and not too into the holiday spirit? Not a problem! You’ll be happy to find many non-Christmas-themed shows to watch, like the London Palladium’s Snow White pantomime and Peppa Pig’s Adventure, for example.
We’ve made our list and we’ve checked it twice. Now have a look at out our picks for the Top 12 Christmas Shows in London 2018.
14 Nov, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Casting
Further casting announced for this year's Old Vic production of A Christmas Carol
The Old Vic Theatre has announced further casting for this year’s production of A Christmas Carol. This news comes after it was announced that Stephen Tompkinson would be starring as the cranky old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge.
20 Sep, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
200-year Old Vic Theatre announces Part 2 of its 2018-2019 Season
The Old Vic Theatre, which celebrated its 200th birthday this year, has just announced the highly anticipated lineup for Part 2 of its 2018-2019 Season. The news comes months after the Part 1 announcement when we were teased with the brand-new Lucy Prebble play, A Very Expensive Poison. The Old Vic’s 2018-2019 Season marks the fourth season with Matthew Warchus as Artistic Director.
20 Sep, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
The Old Vic Theatre announces its autumn/winter season
The Old Vic Theatre, which is currently celebrating its 200th anniversary since it first opened its doors in 1818, has just announced its lineup of shows for the autumn to winter season. Among such shows are Emma Rice's Wise Children and an all-new play by Lucy Prebble entitled A Very Expensive Poison that is based on the controversial assassination of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.
5 Jun, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels