Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, As Told by Jacob Marley (Deceased)

11th December 2013 2pm matinee performance £6 (includes school groups) 7.30pm evening performance £9 (£8 concessions) age advisory 7+

(tickets available from 21st October)

WINNER – Best Performer in Theatre (Fringe Report Awards 2012)

NOMINATED – London Theatre Award (London Awards for Art and Performance 2012)

Brother Wolf presents

A Christmas Carol – As told By Jacob Marley (deceased)

Adapted and performed by James HylandChristmas Carol 2

James Hyland reprises one of the greatest one-man shows of all time in his award-winning production of ‘A Christmas Carol – As told by Jacob Marley (deceased)’. Told from the perspective of Scrooge’s deceased business partner, this critically acclaimed adaptation has been described as the “definitive telling of A Christmas Carol” (Redditch Standard), and delivers thrills, chills and excitement aplenty for all age groups.

Jacob Marley is dead and condemned to an eternity of carrying a heavy chain, forged in life; a life to which he can no longer return except to recount the tale of his miserly business partner, Ebenezer Scrooge, and the path that lead to his redemption. Through Marley’s words, we learn how three magical spirits opened Scrooge’s eyes and made him realise the true value of love and forgiveness.

Praise for ‘A Christmas Carol – As told by Jacob Marley (deceased)’:

“a forcefully compelling masterpiece… his performance was outstanding” (Manx Independent)

“as Dickens intended… powerful, thought-provoking… definitive” (Redditch Standard)

“riveting acting… stunning voice work… unforgettable” (The Stage)

“Riveting… beautifully-paced… Simon Callow “eat your heart out!” (Halstead Gazette Curtain Call)

“astonishingly powerful… extraordinary acting” (The Public Reviews)

“Wonderful storytelling… clever, funny and powerful” (Remotegoat)

“astonishing acting… a vibrant re-imagination of the classic” (Extra! Extra!)

“chilling, humorous, surprising… Powerful theatre indeed” (The York Press)

“a breath-taking performance… pitch perfect” (The Moon Lens)

“Hyland’s chilling theatrical tour-de-force… wonderfully done” (Arts Blog)

“James Hyland impresses… with great skill” (What’s On Stage)

“Hyland is an immensely powerful actor… the kids were riveted” (The Independent)

“the best of the lot… thoroughly enjoyable” (Alleyn’s Newsletter)

“Hyland so versatile… an impressive piece of physical theatre” (Oldham Chronicle)

PRODUCTION WEBSITE: www.jameshyland.co.uk/achristmascarol

COMPANY WEBSITE: www.jameshyland.co.uk/brotherwolf

TRAILER 1: http://youtu.be/sKDhj92jCXs

TRAILER 2: http://vimeo.com/15768976

RUNNING TIME: 75 minutes with no interval

Parental discretion advised for children under seven.

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One Response to Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, As Told by Jacob Marley (Deceased)

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