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A Christmas Carol - UK Theatre
& Schools Tour 2019/2020


By Charles Dickens (Adapted by Ryan Philpott)

“Glorious. Bring on the bowls of seething punch!” Morning Star 2017

Charles Dickens’ most famous Christmas ghost story is back touring UK schools & theatres in 2019/2020.

Since our first production in 2015, A Christmas Carol has been the cornerstone of the DTC’s output. Our unique adaptation of Dicken’s classic novella presents two actors taking on every role in a fast-paced & action-packed 60-minute production. After a last year’s huge success, we are delighted to be bringing back Ebenezer & his ghostly gang for our winter season 2019/2020.

Find A Theatre Near You...

  • Wed 20 - Saturday 24 Nov Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth TICKET DETAILS COMING SOON! URL
  • Mon 2 - Tues 3 Dec Swindon Arts Centre URL
  • Thurs 5 - Sat 7 Dec Towngate Theatre, Basildon URL
  • 21 Dec St Margaret's House, Bethnal Green URL

Or let the DTC bring A Christmas Carol To Your School

We charge £450 per PERFORMANCE or £695 for TWO PERFORMANCES on the same day. INCLUDES post performance Q and A session upon request. To book a DTC PERFORMANCE AT YOUR SCHOOL please email or call 07990587934.

A Christmas Carol Tour Promo


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“There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast”

Charles Dickens

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