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Following rave reviews and a sell-out success at The Cotswold Playhouse earlier this month Live Wire Theatre Company brings A Christmas Carol The Musical to The Rondo Theatre from Tuesday 18 to Saturday 22 December.

Scrooge-and-Bob-3Described by The British Theatre Guide as “compelling”, “powerful”, “beautifully heightened” and  “a must-see show

if ever there was one”  this new musical version of Charles Dickens’ great Christmas classic has a distinct Bath connection. Adapted by award-winning, locally-based playwright Dougie Blaxland, the music has been composed by former Bath student Natalie Farmer.

Natalie who was a music scholar at Kingswood School before training as an Actor/Musician at Rose Bruford has worked with such prestigious companies as The English Touring Opera is also Artistic Director of The Gloucester Theatre Company.

Tristan-Darby-as-Bob-CratchFrom the creative team that brought Biggles to The Rondo last year, A Christmas Carol The Musical breathes new life into the miserly Scrooge’s epic encounters with the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet-to-Come.

Full of hauntingly beautiful melodies, captivating drama and theatrical surprises Live Wire Theatre’s vibrant new production of this old favourite is the perfect way for families to prepare for the Season of Goodwill.