A Christmas Carol
Suitable for All Groups
A Christmas Carol is the first and best known of the series of Christmas Books written by Charles Dickens between 1945 and 1848.
Miser Ebenezer Scrooge has no time for Christmas. On Christmas Eve the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley warns him that if he doesn't change his miserly ways he'll come to a miserable end. That night Scrooge is visited by the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Glimpses of his past life, visits to the happy households of his clerk and his nephew, and frightening visions of the future persuade Scrooge to change his covetous nature.
Cast: Multiple, but with opportunities for doubling and trebling.
Sets: A number of simple settings
Period: London in the 1840s
Running Time: 50 minutes
Notes: Production notes supplied
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