The Muppet Christmas Carol at Picturehouse at FACT

Tom Grieve, Cinema Editor
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The Muppet Christmas Carol at FACT, City Centre 19 December 2021 Tickets from £5.50 — Book now

“Hey! You’re not Dickens!”
Rizzo the Rat, The Muppet Christmas Carol

Whether you’re revisiting for the thousandth time, or introducing the kids to Kermit and co., there are far worse ways to spend the week before Christmas than with Brian Henson’s The Muppet Christmas Carol. This tongue-in-cheek adaptation takes Charles Dickens’ (played here by Gonzo the Great) classic yuletide yarn and adds puppets, a rollicking soundtrack and more than a dash of slapstick. Despite these additions, critics have noted Henson’s surprising fidelity to the source text, and this tender version of Dickens’ dark tale of redemption has long become a Christmas family favourite.

Where to go near The Muppet Christmas Carol at Picturehouse at FACT

City Centre
Café or Coffee Shop
Garden Cafe FACT

FACT Liverpool gets back to its coffee-with-creativity roots thanks to a foliage-full new café.

Food From Nowhere

Food From Nowhere is a weekly vegan cafe held in the basement space of much-loved radical bookshop News From Nowhere. It’s open every Saturday from midday to 5pm.

City Centre
Café or Coffee Shop
Bold Street Coffee

A super cool cafe at the top of Bold Street, Bold Street Coffee in Liverpool serves a range of specialist coffee, cakes and sandwiches.


Much-loved Liverpool restaurant, specialising in forward-thinking small plate dishes.

City Centre
Café or Coffee Shop
LEAF on Bold Street

Keeping Bold Street a hub of creativity, LEAF is more than a tearoom, it’s also a bar and thriving event space with a packed schedule of upcoming happenings.

City Centre
Music venue
Arts Club Liverpool

Based in Liverpool’s old Royal Institute of Arts and Science building, Liverpool Arts Club is a great spot to catch small touring acts.

Photo of wooden tables and a green leather sofa
City Centre
Bretta & Co

Comprising of a deli and a small restaurant, Bretta & Co looks minimalist, modern and tasteful – the kind of place that puts you in mind of lazy brunches and ladies who lunch.

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