A Christmas Carol (Bridge Theatre)
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A Christmas Carol (Bridge Theatre)
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A Christmas Carol (Bridge Theatre) London Reviews and Tickets

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Absorbing, Clever, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great writing

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Dickens' classic Christmas tale about the miser who discovers the real meaning of Christmas.

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Thought-provoking, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

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Critic Reviews (8)

The Telegraph (UK)
December 9th, 2020

Simon Russell Beale shines in the perfect parable for now. The great stage actor heads an excellent cast of three in this triumphant and finessed finale to the Bridge’s fightback season.'
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The London Evening Standard
December 8th, 2020

This is a delight... Nicholas Hytner’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’s Yuletide stalwart makes the story breathe afresh, banishing the spectre of over-familiarity.'
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What's On Stage (UK)
December 8th, 2020

There are at least a dozen versions of A Christmas Carol due on stage in the next couple of weeks, and all will have their merits...But the productions will have to be pretty exceptional to match the grace of this one...'
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The Guardian (UK)
December 9th, 2020

At times, the overt and indulgent theatricality feels like a well-acted, slickly executed game of make-belief. But it also tickles and feels by the end to be a delightful ode to live performance...'
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The Times (UK)
December 9th, 2020

...an enchanting mixture of the traditional and the modern... as a celebration of what Christmas meant in the past and what it can still mean in a secular present, it’s just about perfect.'
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London Theatre
December 9th, 2020

...it’s difficult to imagine a more blue-chip approach than that taken by adapter-director Nicholas Hytner...but the production’s real success...an ability to remint this appeal to the heart so that it honestly and urgently pierces ours.'
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The Stage (UK)
December 9th, 2020

Nicholas Hytner’s production... delivers everything you’d expect of it. It is cosy, polished, grown up and suitably cockle-warming, deeply traditional, the antithesis of brash. It is egg nog in theatre form.'
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The Arts Desk
December 9th, 2020

Deluxe seasonal storytelling. The Dickens classic, as adapted by this venue’s artistic director, shakes its holly...The three actors make an archetypal tale fresh and moving once more.'
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