- Venue: Quarry Theatre
- Duration: 2 hours
- Age Guidance: 7+
More Information on A Christmas Carol
It’s Christmas Eve in Victorian Leeds, but the cold-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge hasn’t an ounce of festive cheer.
As the cold night draws in, four ghostly spirits take Ebenezer on a magical journey through his past, his present and his future, hoping to show him the error of his ways. With Christmas spirit, fun, music and magic at its heart, this timeless Charles Dickens tale is brought vividly to life.
With all the joys of a festive family story, the Playhouse is reinventing this production of A Christmas Carol from the Pop-Up Season in 2018, based on an original production at Hull Truck Theatre. Adapted by playwright Deborah McAndrew and directed by Playhouse Associate Director Amy Leach (There Are No Beginnings, Oliver Twist) A Christmas Carol will have integrated British Sign Language.
This Christmas, Leeds Playhouse pledges 1000 free tickets* for NHS workers for the beloved family-favourite A Christmas Carol, as part of the #LeedsSaysThanks scheme. To book your NHS tickets – choose your seats, select ticket type NHS Key worker and enter the promotion code NHSACC
*Limited to 2 per person, subject to availability
*You will be asked to show your NHS ID on arrival
*A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings
Please note: for some performances NHS tickets are now fully booked. Best availability 7 – 10 Dec and 5 – 8 Jan
Tickets will be limited and information will be shared with bookers about changes we have implemented to make the theatre experience safe according to government advice and Covid-19 guidelines. In accordance with the latest government restrictions, you must not meet socially with friends and family indoors in any setting unless you live with them or have formed a support bubble with them. This includes the theatre. More information
Cast & Credits
Based on an original production at Hull Truck Theatre / From the novel by Charles Dickens / Adapted by Deborah McAndrew / Director Amy Leach / Designer Hayley Grindle /
A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.Audio Described
Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.Relaxed Performance
A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.Dementia-Friendly Performance
Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.Sing Along
Singalong with the cast in this exclusive performance. Join in as loud as you like, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.Post Show Discussion
Parent & Baby Performance
A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.
*A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.
- - Captioned
- - Signed
- - Audio Description
- - Relaxed Performance
- - Dementia Friendly Performance
- - Post Show Discussion
- - Sing Along
- - Parent & Baby Performance