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Afternoon Theatre


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Selected for Friday Ralph Richardson in A Christmas Carol by CHARLES DICKENS : adapted and produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX with music composed and conducted by CHRISTOPHER WHEIEN , Christmas can hardly be Christmas without a story by Dickens, and what better story than this, told by one of our most famous actors.
A Pickwickian Christmas at Dingley Dell: Monday and Tuesday 4.35 pm


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: Christopher Wheien
Unknown: Eric Anderson
Unknown: Rosalind Shanks
Storyteller/Scrooge: Ralph Richardson
Fred: Bruce Beedy
Bob Cratchit: Frederick Treves
Ghost of Jacob Marley: John Ruddock
Ghost of Christmas Past: Wilfrid Carter
Ghost of Christmas Present: Ralph Truman
Mrs Cratehit: Mary Wimbush
Tiny Tim: Sheila Grant

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