Christmas Carol comes to theatre

Castle Theatre: Wellingborough: A Christmas Carol - production at The Castle Theatre, 'l-r Adam Hepworth (Ghost of Christmas Future), Greg Barnett (Scrooge), Bryan Hodgson (Ghost of Christmas Past), Giovanna Ryan (Ghost of Christmas Present).'Tuesday December 1 2015 NNL-150112-210722009
Castle Theatre: Wellingborough: A Christmas Carol - production at The Castle Theatre, 'l-r Adam Hepworth (Ghost of Christmas Future), Greg Barnett (Scrooge), Bryan Hodgson (Ghost of Christmas Past), Giovanna Ryan (Ghost of Christmas Present).'Tuesday December 1 2015 NNL-150112-210722009
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A heart-warming musical adaptation of Charles Dickens classic festive tale A Christmas Carol starts at The Castle Theatre in Wellingborough on Monday.

This Christmas, journey to the past, the present and the future as The Castle hosts the show from Monday, December 7, through to Tuesday, December 29.

Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean old man and he doesn’t believe in Christmas.

He doesn’t have time for family and friends, in fact he’d rather spend the season alone at home, counting his money.

The show will be portray what mean old Ebenezer Scrooge what he’s been missing…

Following the success of The Hundred and One Dalmatians and last year’s Pinocchio, director Luke Sheppard returns to The Castle to direct A Christmas Carol.

Featuring live music, a cast of eight professional actors, and the vocal talents of over 70 talented children from the local region, it promises to be the Wellingborough theatre’s most exciting Christmas show yet.

This brand new musical adaptation, written for The Castle, is the creative work of writers Ben Frost and Richard Hough.

Frost and Hough have been working together since 2010.

They have previously adapted Jules Verne’s Around the World in Eighty Days, and have written original stories for the stage, including the one-woman musical Sin.

They are currently working on a secret story of magic and mayhem for production in 2016.

A Christmas Carol is musical fantasy for all the family, silly enough for grown-ups and smart enough for children of all ages. Tickets are priced from £13 with a family ticket available for £48.

Tickets can be bought by calling the box office on 01933 270 007 or online at www.
thecastle.org.uk.