A Christmas Carol

A Version by Jack Thorne


  • Stephen Mangan

    Stephen Mangan

    Ebenezer Scrooge


    Stephen Mangan

    Theatre includes: The Norman Conquests (The Old Vic); The Man in the White SuitThe Birthday Party, Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect NonsenseMuch Ado About Nothing (West End). Television includes: BlissHang UpsHoudini and DoyleThe SplitEpisodesFree AgentsNever BetterComic Strip Presents: The Hunt for Tony Blair, Dirk Gently, Green Wing, I’m Alan PartridgeSword of HonourAdrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years, The Armando Iannucci Shows. Film includes: RushBreathePostman PatFestival, Beyond the Pole, Billy Elliott.

  • Bridgette Amofah

    Bridgette Amofah

    Mrs Cratchit


    Bridgette Amofah

    Theatre includes: Masque of the Red Death, Punchdrunk (BAC); Tommy on Top (Above the Stag). Bridgette was lead vocalist for Rudimental at Wembley, Glastonbury and on their world tour; a lead vocalist on Jools Holland and Jools’ Annual Hootenanny and a backing vocalist for The Ellen Show.


  • Geraint Downing

    Geraint Downing



    Geraint Downing

    Theatre as Composer/Actor Musician includes: Fires Our Shoes Have MadeJigsaw (Pound of Flesh Theatre Company). Geraint is currently completing his Masters at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in actor musicianship. 

  • Nicola Espallardo

    Nicola Espallardo



    Nicola Espallardo

    Theatre includes: Les Misérables: The All-Star Staged ConcertLes MisérablesThe Pirate Queen – The Charity Concert (West End); From Here: A New British Musical (Chiswick Playhouse); Working (Southwark Playhouse); Songs Under The Stars (Minack Theatre). Recordings include: Les Misérables: The All-Star Staged Concert – Soundtrack, Working – Original London Cast Recording. Film includes: Les Misérables: The All-Star Staged Concert – The Film. Nicola trained at Guildford School of Acting.   

  • Karen Fishwick



    Karen Fishwick

    Theatre includes: Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour – Olivier Award for Best New Comedy (West End); Romeo and JulietMerry Wives of Windsor (RSC); Wife (Kiln); The Comedy of ErrorsHansel and GretelGlasgow Girls (Citizens Theatre, Glasgow); The Caucasian Chalk CircleA Christmas Carol (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh); Hello, Dolly!Present LaughterLady Windermere’s FanA Chorus of DisapprovalYellow on the BroomThe Admirable CrichtonMr BolfryWhisky Kisses (Pitlochry Festival Theatre); The Overcoat (Rhymäteatteri). Television includes: IndustryCall the MidwifeBadults.   

  • Amanda Hadingue

    Amanda Hadingue

    Ghost of Christmas Past


    Amanda Hadingue

    Theatre includes: A Very Expensive Poison (The Old Vic); The Winter’s TaleMiss Littlewood, The Duchess of MalfiThe Merchant of Venice (RSC); Top GirlsA Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer (National Theatre); The Madness of George III (Nottingham Playhouse); I am Thomas (National Theatre of Scotland/Told by an Idiot); Tipping the Velvet (Lyric); Ghost Train (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Playing for Time (Sheffield Crucible); The Master and Margarita (Complicité); Rising Damp (UK tour); Hamlet (Shakespeare’s Globe); Get Santa!The Wonderful World of Dissocia (Royal Court). Television includes: Good Omens, The AlienistBad MoveCasualtyFlowersHolby CityLead Balloon. Film includes: Black PondThe QueenThe Darkest Universe.   

  • Nick Hart



    Nick Hart

    Theatre includes: A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic); Shakespeare in Love (West End); Macbeth (Wilton’s Music Hall). Music for television and radio includes: Peaky BlindersHolby CityThe People’s Post. Nick has also released two solo albums: Nick Hart Sings Eight English Folk Songs and Nick Hart Sings Nine English Folk Songs and plays for various types of English and European Folk Dancing.

  • Oli Higginson

    Oli Higginson



    Oli Higginson

    Theatre includes: The Last Five Years (West End); The Last Five Years (Southwark Playhouse); The Haystack (Hampstead); Maggie & Ted (West End/White Bear Theatre). Television includes: BridgertonThis Sceptered IsleThe Pursuit of LoveCursed. Oli graduated from Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 2019. 

  • Rachel John

    Rachel John

    Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs Fezziwig 


    Rachel John

    Theatre includes: West End Musical Celebration, Hamiliton, MemphisWe Will Rock YouSister Act (West End); Girl from the North Country (West End/Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto); The Bodyguard (West End/UK tour); The Lion King (West End/Asian tour). Rent (UK tour); Godspell (Sir George Monoux College).

  • Andrew Langtree

    Andrew Langtree



    Andrew Langtree

     Theatre includes: A Christmas Carol, Groundhog Day (The Old Vic); Troilus & CressidaThe Shoemaker’s Holiday (RSC); ImperiumOppenheimer (RSC/West End); Albert’s Boy (Orange Tree); The Hypocrite (RSC/Hull Truck); Treasure Island (Birmingham Rep); Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (Theatre Clwyd/UK tour) Ghost the Musical (West End); The Rose Tattoo (National Theatre); A Stroke of Luck (Park Theatre); Of Mice and Men (Octagon, Bolton); Come Blow Your HornLondon AssuranceA ConversationSix Degrees of Separation, The Glass Menagerie (Royal Exchange, Manchester); The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui (Citizens). Television includes: The Tower, EmmerdaleDoctorsCoronation StreetHeartbeatThe RoyalHolby CityCutting It. Film includes: Matilda, De-lovely. 

  • Rachel Moran

    Dance Captain / Off-stage Swing


    Rachel Moran

    Theatre includes Jesus Christ Superstar (Barbican/West End); Matilda the Musical (RSC/West End/world tour); My Fair LadyHigh Society (The Mill at Sonning); Bugsy Malone (Lyric Hammersmith); The Sound of Music, Oliver! (Sheffield Crucible); Vampi (workshop); The Wizard of Oz (Cyprus).

  • Jack Shalloo

    Bob Cratchit 


    Jack Shalloo

    Theatre includes: Girl from the North Country (The Old Vic/West End); Groundhog Day (The Old Vic), Nuclear – The 5 Plays Project (Young Vic); The Little Match Girl (Shakespeare’s Globe); Dead Dog in a Suitcase (Kneehigh); Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End); Goodbye Barcelona (Arcola); A Clockwork Orange (Theatre Royal Stratford East); The Departure Lounge (Perfect Pitch); Our House (Birmingham Rep/UK tour). Television includes: Stay CloseBelgraviaWhite House Farm MurdersWhite GoldLondon Kills, Doctor WhoCall the MidwifeHumansPeople Just Do NothingDickensianThe InterceptorMonster HuntersThe Suspicions of Mr WhicherMiranda Hart’s Sketch ShowThe Man Who Loves Lakes. Film includes: Dali Land, 1917Lynn & Lucy. 

  • Rose Shalloo

    Rose Shalloo 

    Little Fan 


    Rose Shalloo 

    Theatre includes: The Selfish Giant (Royal & Derngate/West End); Malory Towers (UK tour); Fiddler on the Roof (Chichester); A Pacifists Guide to the War on Cancer (National Theatre). Television includes: Holby CityThe FiveThe ScandalousCall the Midwife. Film includes: Emma. 

  • James Staddon



    James Staddon

    Theatre includes: A Christmas Carol, King Lear (The Old Vic); Goodnight Mr. TomThe CrucibleBirdsongJourney’s End, Cyrano De BergeracLes MiserablesMiss Saigon, King (West End); CymbelineAs You Like ItThe Tamer TamedThe Winter’s TaleThe TempestPericles (RSC); Glengarry Glen Ross (UK tour); MacbethThe Go Between (Leeds Playhouse); Gone To Earth (Shared Experience); The Three Musketeers (Denmark); Moonshadow (RAH); Lock Up Your Daughters (Chichester); Sweeney Todd (BOV); The Beggar’s Opera (Bridewell). Television includes: BodyguardUpstairs DownstairsThe Cut, EmmerdaleCoronation StreetDoctorsMidsomer MurdersDark Communion, SubterrainStormTicks, TripodsEastEndersCasualtyMy FamilyBetween The Lines. Film includes: I Came ByAgatha and the Curse of IshtarBambino MioHamlet.    

  • Samuel Townsend

    Samuel Townsend

    Young Ebenezer 


    Samuel Townsend

    OLD VIC: IN CAMERA includes: A Christmas Carol. Theatre includes:  A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic); Harold and Maude (West End); The Picture of Dorian Gray (UK tour); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sheffield Crucible); 84 Charing Cross Road (Salisbury Playhouse/Cambridge Arts Theatre); The Importance of Being Earnest (MAC, Belfast); As You Like It (Southwark Playhouse); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Middle Temple Hall); Robin Hood (Stafford Gatehouse); Under Milk Wood (Frontier Theatre). Television includes: DoctorsThe RoyalsThe Giblet Boys. Samuel trained at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, graduating with the Ian Fleming Award for Musical Theatre. 


  • Casey-Indigo Blackwood-Lashley

  • Rayhaan Kufuor-Gray

  • Eleanor Stollery

  • Suri White


  • Jack Thorne

    Adapted by


    Jack Thorne

    OLD VIC: IN CAMERA includes: A Christmas Carol. Theatre includes: A Christmas Carol, Woyzeck (The Old Vic); Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (West End/Broadway); Sunday (Atlantic Theatre); The End of History, Hope (Royal Court); King Kong (Broadway); Mydidae (Soho/West End); Stacy (Tron/Arcola/West End); Let the Right One In (West End/Dundee Rep/Royal Court); Junkyard (UK tour); The Solid Life of Sugar Water (Graeae/National Theatre/UK tour);  Bunny (Nabokov/UK tour/New York); Stuart: A Life Backwards (Sheffield Crucible/UK tour). Television includes: Help, Crip Tales, The Eddy, The Accident, His Dark Materials, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, Kiri, National Treasure, The Last Panthers, Don’t Take My Baby,This Is England, The Fades, Glue, Cast-Offs. Film includes: Enola Holmes, The Secret Garden, The Aeronauts, Dirt Music, Radioactive, Wonder, War Book, A Long Way Down, The Scouting Book for Boys. Jack’s work for television has won him five BAFTAs and an RTS Television Award.

  • Matthew Warchus



    Matthew Warchus

    OLD VIC: IN CAMERA includes: A Christmas Carol, Faith Healer, Three Kings, Lungs. Theatre includes: Lungs, Present Laughter, ‘Art’, The Caretaker, The Master Builder, Future Conditional, Speed-the-Plow (The Old Vic); A Christmas Carol, Groundhog Day, The Norman Conquests (The Old Vic/Broadway); Matilda the Musical (RSC/West End/ Broadway/International tour); Ghost the Musical (West End/ Broadway/South Korea); La Bête (West End/Broadway); God of Carnage (West End/ Broadway/LA); Deathtrap, Endgame (West End); Our House, Much Ado About Nothing (West End/UK tour); Boeing-Boeing (West End/ Broadway/UK tour); The Lord of the Rings (Toronto/West End); Buried Child, Volpone (National Theatre); Follies (Broadway); Life x 3 (National Theatre/ The Old Vic/Broadway); True West (Donmar/Broadway); The Unexpected Man (RSC/ West End/Broadway); ‘Art’ (Broadway/West End/Los Angeles); Hamlet, Henry V (RSC); Betrayal, Death of a Salesman, The Plough and the Stars, Fiddler on the Roof, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, True West, Peter Pan (Leeds Playhouse). Opera includes: Falstaff, Così Fan Tutte (ENO); The Rake’s Progress (ROH/WNO). Film includes: Pride — BIFA Best British Independent Film, Simpatico. Matthew was an Associate Director at Leeds Playhouse and Artistic Associate at The Old Vic before being appointed Artistic Director of the theatre in 2014.

  • Rob Howell

    Set & Costume


    Rob Howell

    OLD VIC: IN CAMERA includes: A Christmas Carol, Faith Healer, Lungs. Theatre includes: Lungs, Present Laughter, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, The Caretaker, The Master Builder, Future Conditional, A Flea in Her Ear, Inherit the Wind, Speed-the-Plow, Complicit (The Old Vic); A Christmas Carol, The Norman Conquests, Groundhog Day (The Old Vic/Broadway). Rob has also worked at the National Theatre, RSC, Royal Court, Almeida, Donmar, Young Vic, Bristol Old Vic, Chichester, Royal Opera House, Metropolitan Opera and on Broadway. He has won three Olivier Awards for Set Design, including for Matilda the Musical (RSC/West End/Broadway/ International tour), for which he also won a Tony Award. This year he won two Tony Awards for Best costume design and Best scenic design for A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic/Broadway) and two Tony Awards for Set and Costume Design for The Ferryman (Royal Court/ West End/Broadway).

  • Christopher Nightingale

    Composer & Arranger


    Christopher Nightingale

    OLD VIC: IN CAMERA includes: A Christmas Carol. Theatre as Composer includes: A Christmas Carol — Tony Award for Best Original Score (The Old Vic/Broadway); Future Conditional (The Old Vic); The Divide (The Old Vic/ EIF). Theatre as Orchestrator, Additional Music, Musical Supervisor includes: Groundhog Day — Olivier Award for Best New Musical (The Old Vic/ Broadway); Matilda the Musical — seven Olivier Awards, four Tony Awards (RSC/West End/Broadway). Theatre as Musical Supervisor, Arranger and Orchestrator includes: Ghost The Musical (West End/ Broadway). Theatre as Musical Supervisor and Orchestrator includes: Bombay Dreams (West End). Theatre as Co-Composer and Orchestrator includes: The Lord of the Rings. Theatre as Arranger and Musical Director includes: Closer to Heaven. Theatre as Musical Director includes: Whistle Down the Wind, Oliver!. Film as Composer includes: Pride. Film as Conductor/Vocal Coach includes: Evita; Film as Original Score and Executive Music Producer includes Matilda The Movie.

  • Hugh Vanstone



    Hugh Vanstone

    OLD VIC: IN CAMERA includes: A Christmas Carol. Hugh has designed the lighting for over 200 productions and worked for most of the UK’s national companies and on Broadway. Theatre as an Associate Artist includes: ‘Art’, No’s Knife, The Caretaker, The Master Builder, Future Conditional (The Old Vic); Groundhog Day — Olivier Award for Best New Musical (The Old Vic/Broadway). Recent theatre includes: Back to the Future, Anything Goes, The Height of the Storm, Mary Poppins, The Birthday Party, Venus in Fur, Dreamgirls, Matilda the Musical (West End); Exit the King, The Red Lion (National Theatre); Hillary and Clinton, The Boys in the Band (Broadway); Awards include: three Olivier Awards, two Tony Awards and a Molière Award.

  • Simon Baker



    Simon Baker

    OLD VIC: IN CAMERA includes: A Christmas Carol, Faith Healer, Three Kings, Lungs. Theatre includes: Present Laughter, A Christmas Carol, The Caretaker, The Master Builder, Future Conditional, High Society, Electra, The Norman Conquests, Hedda Gabler (The Old Vic); Girl from the North Country (The Old Vic/Off-Broadway/ West End/Toronto); Groundhog Day (The Old Vic/ Broadway); Shakespeare in Love (West End); Matilda the Musical — Olivier Award for Best Sound (RSC/West End/Broadway/ International tour); Malory Towers, Wise Children (UK tour); Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare’s Globe); The Light Princess, Amen Corner (National Theatre); The Grinning Man (Bristol Old Vic/West End); Wuthering Heights (Bristol Old Vic/Wise Children);Tristan & Yseult, Brief Encounter, The Red Shoes, The Wild Bride, 946, Rebecca, The Flying Lovers (Kneehigh).

  • Lizzi Gee



    Lizzi Gee

    OLD VIC: IN CAMERA includes: A Christmas Carol. Theatre includes: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, Twelfth Night, Vernon God Little (The Old Vic); A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic/Broadway); Upstart Crow, An Ideal Husband, The Girls (West End); The Man in The White Suit (Theatre Royal Bath/West End); Goodnight Mr Tom (Chichester/West End); HMS Pinafore (ENO); The Grinch (NBC TV broadcast); The Madness of George III (Nottingham Playhouse); Hansel and Gretel, Little Shop of Horrors (Regent’s Park); Frost/Nixon (Sheffield Crucible); National Theatre 2017 Gala, A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer, Rocket to the Moon (National Theatre); The Merry Widow, lolanthe (ENO); The Winter’s Tale (RSC).

  • Charlie Hughes-D'Aeth



    Charlie Hughes-D'Aeth

    Theatre includes: Camp Siegfried, Lungs, A Very Expensive Poison, Present Laughter, The American Clock, A Monster Calls, Girl from the North Country, The Divide, A Christmas Carol, Woyzeck, ‘Art’, Groundhog Day, The Caretaker, The Master Builder, Future Conditional (The Old Vic); The Divide (The Old Vic/ EIF); What’s New Pussycat (Birmingham Rep); Matilda the Musical (RSC); The Gods Weep (RSC/ Hampstead); The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing (RSC/Shakespeare in a Suitcase); Adrian Mole the Musical (Leicester Curve); Jerusalem (Northcott Exeter). Charlie is Consultant Voice Coach for Matilda the Musical (Resident 2010–14) and was Resident Voice Coach for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2013–17.

  • Katharine Woolley

    Musical Director


    Katharine Woolley

    Theatre as Musical Director includes: Waitress, Matilda, Gleekshow (West End); Matilda (South Africa). Theatre as Associate Conductor: Jersey Boys (West End). Theatre as Musical Supervisor: Waitress (UK tour). Film as Associate Children’s Music Producer: Matilda.

  • Joe Austin

    Associate Director


    Joe Austin

    Theatre as Director includes: Le Nozze di Figaro (Nevill Holt Opera); Siegfried, St Nicolas (Opera North); Salome (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra); Vivienne (ROH); La Calisto (Hampstead Garden Opera); Lo Speziale (Retrospect Ensemble); Albert Herring (Surrey Opera); The Cunning Little Vixen, Háry János, Orlando (Ryedale Festival); The Homecoming, The Prodigal Son (Grimeborn Festival). As Associate/Revival Director includes: The Twilight Zone (West End/Almeida); Aida (Théâtre de Genéve/Houston Grand Opera); Fanciulla del West (Santa Fe Opera); Der Ring des Nibelungen (Opera North); Don Giovanni (Basel Theatre/Norwegian Opera).

  • Josh Seymour

    2nd Associate Director


    Josh Seymour

    OLD VIC: IN CAMERA includes: A Christmas Carol. Theatre as Director includes: Midwestern Gothic (Royal Academy of Music); Little Shop of Horrors (LAMDA); Musik (Edinburgh Festival/Arts Theatre); Homos, or Everyone in America, Adding Machine: A Musical (Finborough); One Arm — 2016 Off West End Award for Best Director (Southwark Playhouse); American Idiot, Parade, Urinetown (Mountview); Loserville (Stafford Gatehouse); [title of show] (London Coliseum/ digital stream). Theatre as Associate Director includes: A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic); Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, My Night with Reg, Red (West End); The Normal Heart, Follies (National Theatre); Faith, Hope and Charity (Odéon Théâtre de l’Europe, Paris).

  • Ben Davies

    Associate Set


    Ben Davies

    Theatre as Associate Designer includes: Present Laughter, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, ‘Art’, Electra (The Old Vic); A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic/ Broadway); Beautiful — The Carole King Musical (West End); The Ferryman, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End/Broadway); The Red Lion, Three Days in the Country, King Lear (National Theatre). Theatre as Assistant Designer includes: Groundhog Day — two Olivier Awards including Best New Musical (The Old Vic/ Broadway); Sweeney Todd, Oliver!, The Audience, The Wizard of Oz, Hamlet, Betty Blue Eyes, The Children’s Hour, Shrek The Musical (West End); Gypsy (Chichester/West End); God of Carnage (West End/ Broadway); Bombay Dreams (Broadway); An American in Paris (Broadway/Paris); The Trojans (Metropolitan Opera, New York).

  • Lucy Gaiger

    Associate Costume


    Lucy Gaiger

    Theatre includes: Lungs, A Christmas Carol, Art(The Old Vic); Much Ado About Nothing, Venus in Fur, Bombay Dreams, Into the Woods (West End); MAMMA MIA! (West End/Broadway/ worldwide); The Ferryman (Royal Court/ West End/ Broadway); The Phantom of the Opera (West End/UK tour);The Light in the Piazza (West End/ Chicago); Arcadia, The Madness of George III, Wind in the Willows, Cardiff East, The Skriker, The Caucasian Chalk (National Theatre); Young Marx (Bridge); Heartbreak House (Almeida); The Blue Room,  Nine (Donmar); 8 Hotels (Chichester). Television includes: In the Long Run. Film includes: 101 Dalmatians, Little Buddha, The Madness of King George, Matilda.

  • Sam Waddington

    Associate Lighting


    Sam Waddington

    Theatre as Associate Lighting Designer includes: Present Laughter (The Old Vic); A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic/ Broadway); Anything Goes (Barbican Theatre); Life of Pi (Sheffield Crucible); The Merry Widow (ENO); Dusty (UK tour); Rules for Living (UK tour). Theatre as Lighting Designer includes: Public Domain, Ride (West End); Much Ado About Nothing (Cambridge Arts Theatre); Vanara (Hackney Empire); Maggot Moon, Seesaw (Unicorn); It Never Happened (Arts Ed); Wasted, Other People’s Money, Superhero (Southwark Playhouse); 35mm (The Other Palace).

  • Emma Laxton

    Associate Sound


    Emma Laxton

    Theatre includes: Much Ado About Nothing (The Old Vic); WALDEN, That Face, My Name is Rachel Corrie, Emilia – Olivier Award for Best Sound Design (West End); Hamlet (The Young Vic); Titus Andronicus (RSC); Elizabeth (Royal Opera House/Barbican); The York Realist, The Recruiting Officer, Measure for Measure, Coriolanus (Donmar).

  • Rebecca Louis

    Associate Movement


    Rebecca Louis

    Theatre includes: A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic); Resident Director on Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Resident Director on The Girls, Assistant Choreographer on the WhatsOnStage Awards 2016, Assistant Choreographer on Follies, Assistant Choreographer on A Little Night Music Concert (West End); Children’s Director on Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Associate Choreographer/ Children’s Regional Director on Nativity The Musical 2018 & 2019, Resident Director / Assistant Choreographer on Betty Blue Eyes (UK tour); Assistant Choreographer / Director on Cinderella (Theatre Royal, Plymouth); Assistant Choreographer on Snow White and the Seven Dwarves for Qdos Pantomimes (Back Theatre Hayes).

Stage Management

  • Jonathan Stott

    Company Stage Manager

  • Maria Gibbons

    Deputy Stage Manager

  • Ed Paget

    Assistant Stage Manager

Tickets: PwC £10 Previews, £20, £30, £40, £55/£57.50, £65/£67.50

£30 day seats available on all performances. Book online, over the phone or in person from 10am. More tickets available from 27 Dec.

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Suitable for ages 8+

Approximate running time two hours and five minutes, inc a 20-minute interval.

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