The Muppet Christmas Carol

Tom Grieve, Cinema Editor
Image courtesy of Showroom

The Muppet Christmas Carol at Showroom Workstation, City Centre 17 — 24 December 2016 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.

The Muppet Christmas Carol at Showroom Workstation, City Centre 17 — 24 December 2016 Tickets from £5.50 Book now

Where to go near The Muppet Christmas Carol

Site Gallery, Sheffield
City Centre
Gallery
Site Gallery Sheffield

Specialising in moving image, new media and performance, and offering a busy events programme, a visit to Site in Sheffield is not to be missed.

City Centre
Music venue
The Leadmill

Situated in a former flour mill to the south east of the city centre, The Leadmill is Sheffield’s longest running music venue.

The Rutland Arms pub in Sheffield
City Centre
Bar or Pub
Rutland Arms

A great pub situated in an early 20th century brick and bright yellow building on the corner of Furnival Street and Brown Street.

The Sheffield Tap
City Centre
Bar or Pub
The Sheffield Tap

With a wide range of craft beers and its very own on-site microbrewery, Sheffield Tap is uniquely housed within a restored railway station.

Street Food Chef
City Centre
Restaurant
Street Food Chef

An award-winning Mexican cantina serving speedy and fiercely tasty food – a healthy fast food alternative for the people of Sheffield.

Tamper Sellers Wheel, Sheffield
City Centre
Café or Coffee Shop
Tamper Sellers Wheel

Excellent coffee, including its own blend, and hearty, relaxed food make this one of Sheffield’s best casual eateries.

Sheffield
Event venue
Sidney and Matilda

Sidney and Matilda, a former paper factory, is now one of Sheffields’s most exciting gig venues and art spaces.

Graves Gallery
City Centre
Gallery
Graves Gallery

Graves Gallery is home to Sheffield’s visual art collection, with a permanent collection and temporary exhibitions arranged across eight galleries.

Sheffield
Restaurant
Oisoi

A high-quality pan-Asian restaurant in Sheffield’s city centre, Oisoi is worth a visit to the Steel City right now.

Birdhouse Tea Bar & Kitchen
City Centre
Café or Coffee Shop
Birdhouse Tea Bar & Kitchen

Birdhouse Tea Bar & Kitchen is a family-run tea bar serving breakfast, brunch and wood-fired pizzas alongside an extensive drinks menu, which includes creative brews and tea cocktails.

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