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A Christmas Carol 2 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017

Back by popular demand, The Ark presents Aaron Monaghan and Bryan Burroughs’s playful adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic story. The perfect Christmas treat for Ages 7+.

Performed in 45 exhilarating minutes by two outstanding actors, Charles Dickens’ unforgettable characters come to life as the story of Ebenezer Scrooge is faithfully retold using only physical and vocal skill, many hats, some scarves, fairy lights... and an IKEA desk lamp!

Told with an unbridled passion for this most famous cautionary tale, experience the enduring festive spirit of A Christmas Carol. First performed at The Ark in 2012 with a sold-out run of performances for schools and families.

Supported by The Bretzel Bakery.
With thanks to Louis & Adrian Copeland for providing a bespoke suit for Tiny Tim

Curriculum Links for Schools

Attending and reflecting on theatre performances with your class will explore many of the key strands of the Drama and English curricula, particularly in relation to: examining the relationship between story, theme and life experience; using insights arising out of dramatic action to draw conclusions about life and people; receptiveness to language; competence and confidence in using language; emotional and imaginative development through language; reflection on drama; and listening and responding.