A Christmas Carol-ish by Mr. Swallow (London)
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A Christmas Carol-ish by Mr. Swallow (London)

A Christmas Carol-ish by Mr. Swallow (London) London Reviews and Tickets

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Quirky, Funny, Entertaining

About the Show

Nick Mohammed writes & stars in this comedy twist on Dickens' Christmas classic.

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313 Reviews | 108 Followers
Quirky, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy theatre that is self-aware and meta. You see its "seams" and it comments on itself.

Don't see it if You want a high budget show honoring this seasonal classic.

Critic Reviews (5)

December 9th, 2022

"The characters observe that it's quite confusing – metatheatricality is a lot of fun but needs careful consideration to transcend simple larking about."
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
December 8th, 2022

“There is a slapdash charm woven into A Christmas Carol-ish. From the anarchic meta-theatricality of a panto within a panto, to the set and props, it is sure to win any Scrooge over, especially with Mohammed’s endless onstage magnetism”
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Time Out London
December 9th, 2022

" ‘A Christmas Carol-ish…’ could have been horrendously Footlights, but Mohammed, Hadland, David Elms, Kieran Hodgson can all really act, dance and sing."
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The Telegraph (UK)
December 10th, 2022

" 'A Christmas Carol…ish' is a load of nonsense, but nonsense with flashes of brilliance, and it goes down nicely with a cupful of mulled wine."
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The Times (UK)
December 9th, 2022

"It all builds to a spectacular finale in which Mohammed — a member of the Magic Circle — sprinkles a little fairy dust. It’s a festive fever dream — and I couldn’t stop smiling."
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