NEWS: Simon Russell Beale to Star in A Christmas Carol at the Bridge Theatre

The production will run at the theatre from the 6th to the 31st December.

It has been announced that Simon Russell Beale and Eben Figueiredo will return to the Bridge Theatre to star in Nicholas Hytner’s production of A Christmas Carol this December. They will be joined by Lyndsey Marshal who completes the casting. This is production was originally seen at The Bridge Theatre in 2020 before the run was cut short due to the Coronavirus lockdown.

A Christmas Carol didn’t just invent Christmas as we know it. It’s also scary, joyful, spooky, hilarious, furious, beautiful, and a triumphant declaration that even the hardest hearts can melt.

Simon Russell Beale made his Bridge Theatre debut in A Christmas Carol in 2020 followed by Bach & Sons and can currently be seen in John Gabriel Borkman, all directed by Nicholas Hytner.

Eben Figueiredo previously played Schram in Nicholas Hytner’s production of Young Marx as well as roles in A Christmas Carol, both at The Bridge. His other theatre credits include Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre, Primetime at the Royal Court, Ross for Chichester Festival Theatre, Peter Pan at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and Pitcairn for Minerva Theatre. 

Lyndsey Marshal is making her debut at The Bridge. Her previous credits includes: Force Majeure at the Donmar Warehouse, The Wild Duck at the Almeida Theatre, Diminished at Hampstead Theatre, The Oresteia at HOME Manchester and Othello, directed by Nicholas Hytner, at the National Theatre.

The production features set and costume designs by Rose Revitt, with lighting by Jon Clark, sound by Gareth Fry, video design by Luke Halls and Zakk Hein, music by Grant Olding and choreography by James Cousins.

For more information and to book tickets visit: https://bridgetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/a-christmas-carol/

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