Mark Gatiss adapts and stars in festive treat A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story at the Alexandra Palace Theatre in London.
Playing Jacob Marley, he stars in this new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel alongside Nicholas Farrell as Scrooge.
Mark Gatiss has had a varied career as a critically acclaimed actor, writer and producer.
He is most famous for being part of TV comedy troupe The League of Gentlemen, for which he both wrote and appeared onscreen as various characters.
Mark Gatiss is also the co-creator and executive producer of Sherlock, the smash-hit BBC drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, which has sold around the world and won nine Emmys and twelve BAFTAs.
Mark’s recent acting roles includeBBC and Netflix drama Dracula, for which he also co-created and executive produced; The Duke of Marlborough in the BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated The Favourite (2018), Giles Winslow in Disney’s Christopher Robin (2018), Robert Cecil in BBC One’s Gunpowder (2017), Stephen Gardiner in Wolf Hall (2015), Peter Mandelson in James Graham’s Coalition (2015) for Channel Four and Tycho Nestoris in HBO’s Game of Thrones (2014-2017).
On stage, he has starred alongside Tom Hiddleston in Coriolanus (2013), as Harold in Mart Crowley’s The Boys in the Band (2016) and as Doctor Shpigelsky in Patrick Marber’s adaptation of Turgenev’s Three Days in the Country for which he received the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
This Christmas, Mark has written and directed The Mezzotint (M.R James adaptation) for BBC Two and The Amazing Mr Blunden for Sky One; he also stars in The Amazing Mr Blunden alongside Simon Callow and Tamsin Greig.