A Dickensian Christmas

Adapted from the works of Charles Dickens and his contemporaries

1869, Victorian London. The household staff of 48 Doughty Street gather on Christmas Eve for a tradition long carried out, but seldom spoke about. That is until the arrival of an unexpected visitor in the winter cold. All he wants is a room for the night, and in return, he’ll entertain with his finest festive stories. But what’s the catch?

A Dickensian Christmas is a festive story-telling romp through some of English literature's most loved Christmas fables, poetry and music from Dickens to Hans Christen Anderson.

Developed and devised through a method of creative discovery through improvisation, A Dickensian Christmas promises to be an evening of inventive and imaginative story telling. Over 40 wide and varying characters will be portrayed by a cast of 4, in this festive story telling rollercoaster through the ages.

Running Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes (No interval)

Suitable for all ages.

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If there is a more perfect Christmas treat this year, then I will be very surprised.

Invention, originality, insight and high standards of production are all marks of this show and I cannot remember when I felt so comforted and cosy watching a performance.



Reviews Gate

Blown away... Simply brilliant.

So creative, funny and very slick

If you don't yet feel festive, go and watch A Dickensian Christmas. Loved it!

Hilarious, poignant and gripping!

What an absolutely fantastic show. You can not fail to enjoy it!











Meet The Team

Georia Nicholson


Felix O'Brien


Elena Valentine


Dan Bottomley

Actor / Musical Director / Sound Designer

Ben Kernow

Director / Producer / Writer

Graham Cole

Set Designer

Maia Kirkman-Richards

Puppet Designer / Director

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