Spymonkey’s A Christmas Carol at Liverpool Playhouse

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Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Spymonkey A Christmas Carol
Photo by John Hunter for RULER | Illustrations by Chris Riddell

A Christmas Carol at Liverpool Playhouse, City Centre, 8 December 2018–12 January 2019, from £10.00 - Book now

Those purveyors of physical comedy and performative playfulness, Spymonkey, present a festive treat for all at Liverpool Playhouse this Christmas. A Christmas Carol (Spymonkey style) is an alternative take on Charles Dickens’ festive ghost story, guaranteed to be exquisitely silly, with music, merriment and plenty of heart.

Based in Brighton, Spymonkey are the UK’s leading physical comedy company with a core creative ensemble of five lead artists: artistic directors Toby Park, Petra Massey and Aitor Basauri, and associate artists Stephan Kreiss and designer Lucy Bradridge. Spymonkey have been making sublimely hilarious and deeply ridiculous theatre since 1998 and their dark, edgy award-winning comedy has been performed to audiences all over the world.

Expect a flight of theatrical fancy as you’re whisked through Victorian London by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Put on your best Victorian bib-and-tucker and hold on to your stovepipe as this new adaptation of A Christmas Carol is packed with thrilling, fast-paced fun and madcap delight.

Spymonkey’s A Christmas Carol is the perfect Christmas show for lovers of laughter, music and Charles Dickens’s greatest story; only this time it’s brought to life in splendidly festive fashion by those artists of comedic invention and madcap delight, Spymonkey.

A Christmas Carol at Liverpool Playhouse, City Centre

8 December 2018–12 January 2019
From £10.00

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