Theatre closures due to coronavirus outbreak
From Saturday 15 August 2020, indoor performances at London theatres are allowed (with social distancing).
Outdoor performances (where possible) can also go ahead.
However, most theatres remain closed as they either do not have outside spaces or regard the need for social distancing as uneconomic.
The show below will not currently be playing and is scheduled to close by 15 August 2020 (when theatres can reopen for indoor performances).
Original performance dates are given below and reflect any changes we know about.
Closed 29 Dec 2018
Image: Southwark Playhouse
Gary's life is shit.
It's Christmas eve, he's broke, he's promised his son some top of the range Power Ranger figures but he hasn't delivered them, and now his ex wife is out to find him baying for blood.
But none of that matters any more because Gary has a secret.
A big, fat (well … small, tiny, and extremely festive) secret that might very well save him and the whole of humanity.
A mixture of South Park and Miracle on 34th Street by way of Scrooged, Anthony Neilson's hilarious and cutting comedy about finding the true spirit of Christmas comes to Southwark for the first time.
If you're a real scrooge, if you hate Christmas, or if you're just exhausted by going through the motions to please un-pleasable relatives, then this show is for you.
Background, advisory warnings
Age suitability: 14+
This production is performed in arrangement with Julia Tyrrell Management.
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London SE1 6BD
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 8‑00pm
Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm
Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm
Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm
Friday ‑ 8‑00pm
Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm
Tuesday - 3-30pm
Saturday - 3-30pm
Sunday - 3-30pm
Douggie McMeekin - Gary
Michael Salami - Simon
Unique Spencer - Cherry
Dan Starkey - Elf
Author: Anthony Neilson
Composer: Andrew Pisano and Eamonn O'Dwyer
Director: Alex Sutton
Designer: Michael Leopold
Lighting: Vittorio Verta
Sound: Andrew Pisano and Eamonn O'Dwyer
Production: Citric Acid Productions, in association with Arden Entertainment