HomeTheatreAdrian Edmondson to star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL on the RSC

Adrian Edmondson to star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL on the RSC


Adrian Edmondson will play Ebenezer Scrooge within the Royal Shakespeare Firm’s revival of David Edgar’s adaptation of Dickens’ much-loved traditional story A Christmas Carol. The manufacturing, directed by Rachel Kavanaugh, runs within the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon between 26 October 2022 – 1 January 2023.

Adrian returns to the RSC after making his debut as Malvolio in Twelfth Evening in 2017. His different theatre credit embrace: The Rocky Horror Present (Piccadilly Theatre), Ready for Godot (Queens Theatre), Bits of Me Are Falling Aside (Soho Theatre), The Boy Good friend (Menier Chocolate Manufacturing unit) and As soon as Upon A Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia (Almeida).

TV credit embrace: The Younger Ones, The Comedian Strip Presents…, Backside, Blackadder, Conflict & Peace, Bancroft, Save Me, Cheat, Out of Her Thoughts, Again To Life, Summer time of Rockets, Certainly one of Us, Upstart Crow and A Spy Amongst Pals. Movie credit embrace: Supergrass, The Pope Should Die, Guesthouse Paradiso and Star Wars: The Final Jedi.

Becoming a member of Adrian is Sunetra Sarker who makes her RSC debut as The Ghost of Christmas Current. Sunetra is a stalwart of British TV and is finest recognized for an almost ten yr stint as Dr Zoe Hanna on BBC’s Casualty, three sequence of Channel 4’s No Angels, and at the moment as Kaneez Parach in Ackley Bridge, additionally for Channel 4. She reached the latter phases of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014, was the topic of Who Do You Assume You Are? in 2017, and is at the moment a daily panellist on ITV’s Free Girls.

Sunetra’s different TV credit embrace: Determined Measures, Sherwood, The Bay, Chilly Toes, Informer, Grasp Ups, Broadchurch, Secure Home, Demise in Paradise, Pet Love, Physician Who, Cellular, New Avenue Regulation, The Chase, Supreme, The Smoking Room, Eyes Down, Metropolis Life: Bloody Foreigners, Emmerdale, Streetlife, Taking part in The Subject, Miller Shorts, Beginning Out, London Bridge, Wing and A Prayer, Flight, Cracker, Bhangra Ladies, Bread and Brookside. Her stage credit embrace: Home of the Solar, One Evening (Stratford East), Story of Two Cities (West Yorkshire Playhouse) and The God Botherers (Bush Theatre)

David Edgar’s socially-conscious adaptation of Dickens’ traditional fable opened in 2017 to vital acclaim within the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the place it performed to sell-out audiences. The manufacturing was revived the next yr as a result of viewers demand.

This festive story of redemption and compassion follows cold-hearted businessman Ebenezer Scrooge, who – over the course of 1 ghostly Christmas evening – learns to pity himself and to like his neighbour – however is that sufficient?

The complete solid is: Beth Alsbury (Hinge), Lauren Arney (Belinda), Sally Cheng (Isabel), Eamonn Cox (Swing), Rachel Denning (Mrs Baldock), Adrian Edmondson (Ebenezer Scrooge), Gavin Fowler (Charles Dickens), Clive Hayward (Fezziwig), Jack Humphrey (Tim), Beruce Khan (John Forster), Rebecca Lacey (The Ghost of Christmas Previous), Bethany Linsdell (Caroline), Michael Lyle (Father), Alexander Moneypenny (Swing), Conor O’Hara (Swing), Emma Pallant (Mrs Cratchit), Joseph Prowen (Fred), Sunetra Sarker (The Ghost of Christmas Current), Rachel Seirian (Swing), Oliver Senton (Uber), Mitesh Soni (Bob Cratchit), Liyah Summers (Fanny), Giles Taylor (Marley) and Georgie Westall (Swing).

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