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Poster image of A Christmas Carol with Scrooge in his top hat looking mean and in front of him the ghosts of Christmas past and present.

A Christmas Carol

One magical night. Three mysterious ghosts.

The spirit of the season is overflowing in A Christmas Carol.

As the clock strikes midnight join Ebenezer Scrooge on the journey of a lifetime to discover the true meaning of Christmas. Travel with the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future through family firesides, cold winter nights and the promise of a brighter future. A festive feast for the senses, Northern Ballet brings one of the most loved stories of all time to life.

Dickens' timeless tale is reimagined through dance, music and storytelling which will transport you to Victorian England and leave your heart aglow.

Please note that this production contains brief periods of strobe lighting.

Running time 2 hours 11 minutes

‘Perfect Christmas family entertainment’
Daily Express
‘A terrific family piece’
The Observer
‘Enjoyable humbug with all the festive trimmings’
The Times
‘A sure-fire seasonal hit’
The Telegraph
The full cast of A Christmas Carol gather on stage in the finalé
Cratchit desperately tries to find more coal in the scuttle while Scrooge does his accounts
The Ghost of Christmas Past pays Scrooge a visit
Three sisters dance through the market
Scrooge is haunted by restless spirits

Creative Team

Directed and Devised by
Production Design
  • Lez Brotherston
  • Carl Davis
Tour Lighting
  • Johnny Westall-Eyre

Header image with dancers Jonathan Hanks, Dominique Larose, and Harry Skoupas taken by Guy Farrow. Production photos taken by Bill Cooper.