A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story, the new Mark Gatiss adaptation of classic story A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, has released the first production images for the show.
Opening at the Nottingham Playhouse on 29 October, the show then moves to the Alexandra Palace Theatre in London from 26 November 2021 to 9 January 2022.
The show stars Olivier award-winner Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, The League of Gentlemen) as Jacob Marley, with Nicholas Farrell (The Crown, The Iron Lady) as Scrooge; James Backway (Holes, War Horse) as Fred; Angelina Chudi (Dear Elizabeth) as Caroline; Jo Eaton-Kent (The Watch, Carousel) as the Ghost of Christmas Past; Zak Ford-Williams as Tiny Tim; Aoife Gaston (Barbarians,) as Belle; Christopher Godwin (Amadeus) as the Narrator; Edward Harrison (Wolf Hall, Skellig) as Bob Cratchit; Sarah Ridgeway (HALO, Fury) as Mrs Cratchit; and Joe Shire (Witness for the Prosecution) as Ghost of Christmas Present.
Direction is by Adam Penford, with design by Paul Wills, lighting by Philip Gladwell, sound by Ella Wahlström, movement by Georgina Lamb, composition by Tingying Dong, puppet direction by Matthew Forbes, music direction by Tom Attwood, associate direction by Jasmine Teo and casting by Sam Stevenson CDG.
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story opens the Alexandra Palace on 26 November 2021 for a strictly limited run.