An Edinburgh Christmas Carol
adapted and directed by Tony Cownie
from the novel by Charles Dickens
“Humbug! You think I have nothing better to do with my money than squander it on that manky halfwit dog!”
Edinburgh folklore tells us that when Charles Dickens was visiting the city on a reading tour, a stroll through a kirkyard brought him to the tombstone of one Ebenezer Scroggie, inspiration struck and A Christmas Carol was born. Writer and director Tony Cownie (The Venetian Twins, The Belle’s Stratagem) brings this famous festive story back to the city of its birth with a guest appearance from Edinburgh’s bestloved Victorian – Greyfriars Bobby!
Join us on the snowy streets of the Old Town for a festive comedy as we revisit this celebrated Christmas tale of a miser redeemed. We’ll be increasing the festive fun by recruiting a choir of Edinburgh residents to sing carols as part of the show. If you are over 18, in fine singing voice and can commit to rehearsals and approximately 10 shows then visit lyceum.org.uk/carolsingers to find out more.
An Edinburgh Christmas Carol is a Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh production.