The Farndale ... Christmas Carol (1996)

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by David McGillvray & Walter Zerlin Jnr.

Directed by Alan Buckman

Performances: Tue 3rd – Sat 7th December 1996, Bell Theatre


The Farndale ladies attempt to stage a play based on "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. This time they stick close to the story and know which side of the set the audience is on, but almost everything else goes wrong.

For The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society


  • A Gentleman, Tiny Tim, Fred's Wife, Ghost of Christmas Yet-to-Come & Mrs Dilber - Mrs Phoebe Reece
  • Ebenezer Scrooge - Thelma Greenwood
  • Bob Cratchit, Belle & A Boy - Mercedes Smith
  • Mrs Cratchit, Jacob Marley, Ghost of Christmas Present, Ghost of Christmas Past & Mr Fezziwig - Gordon Pugh
  • Ghost of Christmas Present, Fred, Little Fan & Old Joe - Felicity Frowe
  • Other parts played by Members of the Cast


For the South London Theatre




Some review quotes go here


Reminiscences and Anecdotes

Stage-Managing this show was about the most fun it was possible to have with one's clothes on.

Jill Davies

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