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‘A Christmas Carol’, starring Owen Teale, announces further casting

The Charles Dickens story returns to the Old Vic.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

God bless us, everyone! Find out further casting for A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic this winter. A Christmas Carol begins previews at the Old Vic on 12 November, ahead of an opening night on 23 November, and performances to 7 Jan. 2023. Book A Christmas Carol tickets on London Theatre.

Owen Teale stars as Ebenezer Scrooge, joining an acclaimed list of actors including Stephen Mangan and Andrew Lincoln who have played the role.

The cast includes Melissa Allan as Little Fan, Merryl Ansah as Jess, Raffaella Covino as Dance Captain/Swing, Billy Cullum as Nicholas/Swing, Roger Dipper as Bob Cratchit, Geraint Downing as Ferdy/George, Jenny Fitzpatrick as Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs Fezziwig, Julie Jupp as Ghost of Christmas Past, Alastair Parker as Fezziwig, Dominic Sibanda as Fred, Sebastien Torkia as Father/Marley, Samuel Townsend as Young Ebenezer, Meesha Turner as Mrs Cratchit and Lydia White as Belle. Further casting will be announced.

Based on Charles Dickens's beloved work, Jack Thorne's play follows Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve. As three ghosts visit Scrooge in one evening, the miser is forced to take stock on his life. Jack Thorne's adaptation of A Christmas Carol is now in its sixth consecutive year at the Old Vic.

Matthew Warchus directs A Christmas Carol. The show features set and costume design by Rob Howell, composition by Christopher Nightingale, lighting design by Hugh Vanstone, sound design by Simon Baker, and movement by Lizzi Gee.

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Photo credit: A Christmas Carol 2021 (Photo courtesy of production)

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