Theatres and the coronavirus outbreak
London theatres are permitted to open again to live audiences from Monday 17 May 2021.
Some smaller theatres have already made plans to reopen, though this does not apply yet to all venues.
Many of the big, popular shows in the West End have delayed reopening until later in the summer or Autumn.
We advise checking theatre websites for details about their particular reopening schedule and what you can expect when visiting.
26 Nov 2021 to 9 Jan 2022
Image courtesy Alexandra Palace
Mark Gatiss (Dracula, The League of Gentlemen, Doctor Who) leads an ensemble cast, in his own retelling of Dickens' classic winter ghost story, filled with Dickensian, spine-tingling special effects.
Prepare to be frightened and delighted in equal measure as you enter the supernatural Victorian world of A Christmas Carol.
It's a cold Christmas Eve and mean-spirited miser Ebenezer Scrooge has an unexpected visit from the spirit of his former business partner Jacob Marley.
Bound in chains as punishment for a lifetime of greed, the unearthly figure explains it isn't too late for Scrooge to change his miserly ways in order to escape the same fate, but first he'll have to face three more eerie encounters …
Background information, advisory warnings
Age suitability: 12+
The production will open first at Nottingham Playhouse directed by its Artistic Director Adam Penford.
Over Christmas the production will transfer to Alexandra Palace.
Scheduling note: originally, this show was due from 27 Nov 2020 to 7 Jan 2021.
Owing to the Covid-19 outbreak, it has been rescheduled.
Social media & info
London N22 7AY
Performance days & times
Mark Gatiss - Jacob Marley
(Further casting to be announced)
Author: Charles Dickens, adapted by Mark Gatiss
Director: Adam Penford
Production: Eleanor Lloyd Productions present a Nottingham Playhouse production