A Christmas Carol Tickets


Old Vic Theatre
Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8NB

Important Information
Child policy: Suitable for ages 8+

Content: Please note this play contains haunting supernatural themes and some content which younger audiences may find upsetting.

Special notice: All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Babes in arms are not admitted to the auditorium. All children must be old enough to occupy their own seats.
Monday 13:00 19:00
Tuesday 13:00 19:00
Wednesday 13:00 19:00
Thursday 13:00 19:00
Friday 13:00 19:00
Saturday 13:00 19:00
Sunday - -
  • Running Time: 2hr 5 min (inc interval)
  • Preview From: Sat, 23 November 2019
  • Booking Until: Sat, 18 January 2020
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Matthew Warchus’ big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic returns for a third year 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.

‘It’s hard to imagine a more pertinent Christmas tale, delivered with greater atmosphere, theatricality and emotional heft’ WhatsOnStage

‘Just when I though the story of ‘A Christmas Carol’ couldn’t be bettered, this beautiful version comes along. A fantastic reminder of how magical theatre and story-telling can be.’ (@jameschristmas1)

‘It’s magical’ Time Out

‘The most beautiful theatre production I’ve ever seen. I cried, totally overwhelmed with how pure it was’ (@ChloejPB)

‘A Christmas Carol absolutely the best Christmas show we’ve seen, ever. Superb, atmospheric, emotional. Brilliant.’ (@3rucyj5)

‘Not even Scrooge himself could dislike this’ The Times

‘Our first visit to @oldvictheatre to see #OVChristmasCarol and we were all absolutely entranced. Beautiful staging, what a wonderful production of a story as relevant today as when it was first penned.’ (@adiposesite)

‘A Christmas Carol @oldvictheatre is the best piece of theatre I have seen in my life. A truly beautiful production that was perfect in every way which took the audience through an emotional journey that I never wanted to end.’ (@Jamiecdixon)
Old Vic Theatre

Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8NB

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Access description: There is a ramp from street level into the foyer and the box office is on your right. Handrails are available on either side of the entrance. From the foyer there are seven steps into the Stalls (without handrails). There are 20+ steps to the Dress Circle and a further 20 steps to the Baylis Circle (with handrails). The theatre is open 1 hour before the performance.

Sound Amplification: Sennheiser infra-red system. A unit is required to be collected from the cloakroom for a £5 deposit (which will be refunded on return of the unit). 30+ units available, including in-ear types and loop units to be used with the T-setting/switch on hearing aids. Some seats are unsuitable for use with the units, please inform the box office at the time of booking if one is likely to be needed. Induction loop is available at the walk-up box office.

Guide Dogs: Guide dogs are allowed into the auditorium. Alternatively, staff can dog-sit. Pleae inform Box Office at time of booking.

Disabled Access: There is a ramp from street level into the foyer. One wheelchair position in Stalls seat N5, a companion can sit in N6. In the case of a transfer, the wheelchair will be stored in the adapted toilet which is next to the access door and close to the wheelchair position. Please discuss any access needs with the box office at the time of booking.

Toilets: There are men’s and women’s off the Pit bar, and 21 steps up from the Lilian Baylis bar.

Disabled Toilets: Adapted WC on the left inside the side entrance

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