Written by Patrick Barlow (The 39 Steps) and inspired by Dickens' classic Christmas story, it is directed by Phelim McDermott (artistic director of Improbable Theatre, whose productions have included Shockheaded Peter, also seen Off-Broadway, and Theatre of Blood at the National, which starred Broadbent in his last London stage outing).
Further casting is yet to be announced.
The production and The Mackintosh Foundation are supporting St. Martin-in-the-Fields’ Christmas Appeal by donating 50 pence for each ticket purchased. The appeal raises money to assist homeless people with shelter, food, help and advice. As part of the purchasing process, customers will be asked if they would also like to donate 50 pence with each ticket purchased.
To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 482 5140, or visit www.achristmascaroltheplay.com.