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Clive Francis

Marc Sinden Productions present

A Christmas Carol

performed by CLIVE FRANCIS

Sunday 2nd December at 7.30pm in the Main House

A unique one-man version of Charles Dickens classic novel, adapted by Clive Francis (Poldark; Yes, Prime Minister and a noted caricaturist), who repeats his acclaimed RSC performance as the misanthropic Ebenezer Scrooge, bringing to life a whole galaxy of Dickensian characters from the spectral Jacob Marley to the warm and loving Bob Cratchit, from Mrs Cratchit to the sadness of Tiny Tim and not forgetting of course, the Ghosts of Past, Present and Future.Bring the children to this most English of English Christmas stories... and Humbug to those who say otherwise!

Recent reviews have included:

"The performance of his career" Daily Telegraph

"Clive Francis' A Christmas Carol is theatre at its best. A sleight of hand in which, before our very eyes, he fills an empty stage with an entire Dickensian landscape. Simply magic!" Alan Ayckbourn

"A wonderful, wonderful Scrooge" John Mortimer

"The perfect antidote to panto. Clive Francis gives us a beautifully gift-wrapped Christmas message" Sussex Gazette.

"Clive Francis' Scrooge is spell-binding" Sunday Times

"The definitive Scrooge" Daily Mail

Tickets: £18 (£16 concessions)

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