Review: A Christmas Carol – London Theatre 1

How do you make the perfect Christmas show? It’s easy really, you just take an old classic, put it in a truly awesome and appropriate setting, add an amazingly talented cast and suddenly you have Antic Disposition’s production of A Christmas Carol at Middle Temple Hall. Let’s be honest, we…

Review: A Christmas Carol – Musical Theatre Review

Middle Temple Hall allows an audience to step back in time and enter into the world of Scrooge with its site-specific stage space. Stepping away from the city’s busy streets, the theatre offers a calm serenity and a chance to embrace a time of hopefulness in 17th Century London. Award-winning…

Review: A Christmas Carol by BritishTheatre.com

Surely any Christmas without at least one visit to Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, could not really be called Christmas. Such is the extent to which Dicken’s Christmas ghost story has been woven into our culture, that it has seen several production staged across London this year alone and has…

Review: A Christmas Carol by The Reviews Hub

A Christmas Carol is probably the second most famous Christmas story – behind a slightly more influential tale about a baby, three wise men and a stable – and the reason that it has lasted so long is that Dickens cleverly unites the notions of charity and benevolence, which is…

Review: A Christmas Carol by Plays To See

Antic Disposition’s A Christmas Carol takes place in the atmospheric Middle Temple Hall, which dates back to the sixteenth century, and which Dickens himself attended as a law student from 1839. The Hall, which is usually used as a dining room, might seem a surprising choice for a venue, but it…

Review: A Christmas Carol at Middle Temple Hall

It’s where Shakespeare debuted Twelfth Night, and fellow literary legend and author of A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens, studied law, but so spectacular is Middle Temple Hall that it doesn’t even need to mention these credentials to be considered a breathtaking venue; rather, its Elizabethan magnificence speaks for itself, heraldic…

A Christmas Carol Review – The Stage

★★★★ The setting for this Christmas tale is so ornate and enchanting that it gives the production an air of excitement and sophistication even before the opening line has been uttered. And, happily, the Antic Disposition team members live up to their surroundings, presenting an entertaining play that observes the…

A Christmas Carol Review – WOW247

Anne Cox delivers her verdict on a very special production of the Dickens classic, on at Middle Temple Hall in London til December 30.   A Christmas Carol is one of the most famous books ever written, no doubt about it. Our definition of poverty may have changed somewhat since…

A Christmas Carol Review – LondonTheatre1.com

If you are looking for a festive treat, Antic Disposition’s A Christmas Carol has to be your first choice. Verdict: ★★★★★ Charles Dickens is one of the most influential figures in English literature. A Christmas Carol was first published in December 1843, since then it has been re-written, re-imagined and re-told countless times…

A Christmas Carol Review – British Theatre Guide

Another Christmas Carol! I’d endured too many I thought, but I have seen good site specific work from Antic Disposition’s (including here in historic Middle Temple Hall) and a colleague whose taste I trust saw this production when first mounted two years ago said I mustn’t miss it, she was…