Orson Welles’ Christmas Carol

  • Family friendly

Tuesday, 6 December 2022 - Saturday, 17 December 2022

Event times:

19:30 - 21:30

Event location:

Smock Alley Theatre

Event price:


About this event

AboutFACE’s much-loved festive “radio-play-within-a-play” for the whole family returns by popular demand this December!

In this fast-moving, heartfelt comedy based on true events, radio superstar Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre gang are presenting “A Christmas Carol” in New York live ON-AIR on Christmas Eve 1938 … having just lost their Scrooge! Can Orson and his overworked cast survive the last minute chaos to give this Christmas Carol a happy ending?

Featuring a 45-minute version of “A Christmas Carol” in the 1930’s radio style with live sound effects and carols, this is a Christmassy treat for the whole family, with a touch of old Hollywood glamour …

“Delightful … works extraordinarily well.” — Sunday Independent

“An absorbing success” – Business Post

“An absolute joy to watch” – The Arts Review

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