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7%OFFCharles Dickens - A Christmas Carol - 9781848426672 - V9781848426672
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A Christmas Carol

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Description for A Christmas Carol Paperback. A brand new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic - one of the most loved short stories ever written. In one ghostly Christmas night, cold-hearted businessman Ebenezer Scrooge learns to pity himself and to love his neighbour - but is that enough? A brand new adaptation for the Royal Shakespeare Company of the Christmas classic. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
'Marley was dead: to begin with…' One ghostly Christmas night, coldhearted businessman Ebenezer Scrooge gets the fright of his life, discovers the truth about himself, and learns to love his neighbour. This adaptation by David Edgar of the Charles Dickens classic – one of the best-loved stories ever written – rediscovers the social conscience of the timeless tale. It was premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon for Christmas 2017, directed by Rachel Kavanaugh. The smash-hit, critically acclaimed production was revived in 2018, and again in 2022, with Adrian Edmondson ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Nick Hern Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
Weight
28g
Number of Pages
144
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781848426672
SKU
V9781848426672
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About Charles Dickens
David Edgar's work for the RSC includes Destiny, Maydays, Pentecost, The Prisoner’s Dilemma and Written on the Heart, and his hugely successful adaptation of Nicholas Nickleby. His other plays include Albert Speer, Playing with Fire and If Only, adaptations of Julian Barnes' Arthur & George and Stevenson’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and a translation of Ibsen's The Master Builder. ... Read more

Reviews for A Christmas Carol
'David Edgar gave the RSC one of its biggest hits in its history with his eight-and-a-half-hour adaptation of Nicholas Nickleby... Now, forty years on, he has set to work on A Christmas Carol... a magnificent achievement'
Telegraph
'David Edgar's new version for the RSC... goes back beyond the sanitised version in popular consciousness to what Dickens actually wrote, ... Read more

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