Brian Conley will star in the West End premiere of Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent’s acclaimed musical of A Christmas Carol.
In a career spanning four decades, Brian has appeared in award-winning West End musicals and TV sitcoms, presented his own chat show, recorded four albums and completed numerous sell-out tours of the UK as well as appearing a record eight times on The Royal Variety Performance.
He has won numerous awards in his career including The National Television Award for Most Popular Comedy Performer, Best Live Performer in Manchester Evening News and a British Comedy Award.
What role does Brian Conley play?
Brian play Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy mean spirited miser who despises Christmas.
Brian Conley’s previous theatre roles
Brian Conley’s numerous West End theatre roles include 9 to 5 The Musical (Savoy Theatre) Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre and UK Tour), Me And My Girl (Adelphi Theatre) and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium).
A prolific stage performer he has appeared in touring productions of Oliver!, Barnum, Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show, The Play What I Wrote, The Real Life Of Brian Conley, An Evening With Brian Conley and Brian Conley The Greatest Entertainer in his Price Range.
Brian Conley’s film and TV roles
Brian has appeared in the films Equilibrium, I Am Bob, Dream, Arthur’s Dyke, Unconditional Love and Circus. His extensive television performances The Grimleys, The Life & Times of Vivienne Vyle, Dirty Rotten Cheater and Judgement Day.
Brian is perhaps best known for his numerous light entertainment shows The Brian Conley Show, Brian Conley This Way, Brian Conley Alive & Dangerous, An Audience With Brian Conley, Brian Conley – This is Your Life, Let Me Entertain You and Buy It Now.
What is A Christmas Carol About?
In Charles Dickens classic tale as London awaits the joyful arrival of Christmas, the mean spirited miser Ebenezer Scrooge thinks it’s all humbug, berating his faithful clerk and cheerful nephew for their views. Later that night, Scrooge encounters the ghost of his late business partner who warns that three sprits will visit him that very night. As the ghosts spirit Scrooge from the present to his past and future, Dickens transports us ona magical journey of hope and the promise of redemption.
A Christmas Carol will run from 7 December until 2 January 2020 at the Dominion Theatre, London.