Old Vic Theatre

103 The Cut, London, SE1 8NB GB

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol Tickets

4.8/5 - based on 23 reviews
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Saturday, 16 January 2021
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About A Christmas Carol

Age restrictions

Age suitability: 8+

Important Information

Please note that due to the staging of this production, there is a strict no latecomers policy. Additionally, if you leave the auditorium during the performance there is no re-admittance. You will only be able to retake your seat at the interval. 

Performance Times
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Saturday, 16 January 2021
Mon 13:00 19:00
Tue 13:00 19:00
Wed 13:00 19:00
Thu 13:00 19:00
Fri 13:00 19:00
Sat 13:00 19:00
Sun - -

A Christmas Carol description

Matthew Warchus' big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens' immortal classic returns to The Old Vic, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child).

The Old Vic's A Christmas Carol fills the auditorium to the brim with mince pies, music and merriment. A unique staging immerses the audience in this uplifting story.

A Christmas Carol reviews

4.8 out of 5 based on 23 reviews

What to expect:


Recommended for:

Anyone (96%)
Families (96%)
Teenagers (96%)
Couples (100%)
Theatregoers (100%)
Latest customer reviews
Superb show

Reviewed on 19 January 2020 by , Sevenoaks, United Kingdom

Amazing performance

Reviewed on 13 January 2020 by , Riyadh, United Kingdom


Reviewed on 15 December 2019 by , Willerby, United Kingdom

Fabulously brilliant

This is the best play version I have ever seen

Reviewed on 14 December 2019 by , Reading, United Kingdom

Brilliant! Magical !

Everything that the Christmas Holidays should be. The magic of Christmas comes to life on stage and in the theater. It left me with a smile on my face all the way home.

Reviewed on 11 December 2019 by , Santa Rosa, United States Of America

Most Enjoyable

Most enjoyable music was great and a caring giving spirit was evident.

Reviewed on 09 December 2019 by , Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Must see!

This show is outstanding, enjoyable from the start. Captures the spirit of Christmas perfectly. The acting and singing is wonderful.

Reviewed on 06 December 2019 by , New Malden, Surrey, United Kingdom

A heartwarming show

A good story and very well performance

Reviewed on 03 December 2019 by , Nyköping, Sweden

Emotional, great story

Reviewed on 03 December 2019 by , London, United Kingdom

Imaginative interpretation of Dickens classic

Reviewed on 03 December 2019 by , Kelowna, Canada

Wonderful and immersive

Reviewed on 30 November 2019 by , Geneva, Switzerland

A beautiful performance

Reviewed on 20 January 2019 by , Cambridge, United Kingdom


Reviewed on 19 January 2019 by , Alresford, United Kingdom


Good show.well acted.Chill factor was rather compromised by a tendency towards panto at times.Very atmospheric,but I would have preferred a set that was not minimilist.

Reviewed on 09 January 2019 by , London, United Kingdom

Wonderful way of making Christmas Alive

Brought tears to my eyes, warmth our hearts and what a wonderful way to get ready for Christmas spirit- Sharing, Caring and Loving. Enjoy every minute.

Reviewed on 15 December 2018 by , Singapore, Singapore

Christmas Carol

Reviewed on 13 December 2018 by , Childers, Australia

incredible, absolutely loved it

Reviewed on 12 December 2018 by , Ringgenberg, Switzerland

Creative spectacular show

Great show, loved the original interpretation of the story and the use of props as the lighting above the stage and the boxes incorporated in the floor. With a small cast and little use of props a truly amazing show!

Reviewed on 12 December 2018 by , Malden, Netherlands

The fabulous Christmas catol

loved the show in every way Thank you

Reviewed on 13 December 2017 by , Wallington, United Kingdom

17 Apr
Phil Willmott

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by Phil Willmott | Friday, April 17 2020, 18:29

Facade of the Old Vic during the Covid-19 outbreak Most producers have been extremely sheepish about when you can see their productions live again. It’s understandable really. We simply don’t know when the current lock down will end and exactly what form that will take.

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11 Dec
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by Josephine Balfour-Oatts | Wednesday, December 11 2019, 20:44

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