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What to expect

  • Brighten up your festive season this year with a brand-new, musical staged concert of A Christmas Carol at the West End’s Dominion Theatre.
  • A Christmas Carol the musical cast includes comedian Brian Conley, award-winning actress Jacqueline Jossa and pop star Matt Willis.
  • Featuring electrifying music from a symphonic 24-piece orchestra, the London Theatre Orchestra.
  • For a strictly limited season, the stage musical has run for a decade at Madison Square Garden and has been seen by over 5 million audience members!
  • The sensational musical is written by the critically acclaimed team Lynn Ahrens, Alan Menken and Mike Ockrent.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and what better way to celebrate the festive season this year than with a musical staged concert of A Christmas Carol. The brand-new staged concert is taking to the West End stage at the Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited run. Charles Dickens’ tale of three spirits visiting a cold-hearted miser on the evening of Christmas Eve is a staple of the festive season, which the whole family will love seeing live on the stage.

One of this year’s most highly-anticipated new Christmas musicals, A Christmas Carol the musical stars West End star and comedy legend Brian Conley as Ebenezer Scrooge, former EastEnders actress and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here winner Jacqueline Jossa as Emily/Ghost of Christmas Future, pop star Matt Willis as Bob Cratchit and West End actress and X-Factor finalist Lucie Jones as the Ghost of Christmas Past.

Expect memorable characters, a brilliant toe-tapping Broadway score played by a symphonic 24-piece orchestra, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra, elevated melodies, touching lyrics and a moral for our times from the most famous Christmas story ever told! Written by Alan Menken, who wrote Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast, Mike Ockrent, who brought us Me and My Girl and Crazy for You, and Lynn Ahrens, who did Anastasia and Ragtime.

London's jam-packed with festive shows this winter, including the hilarious Potted Panto, and the brilliant West End Musical Christmas.

What to know before you go

  • This musical Christmas Carol is suitable for children aged five and above. Children under five years old will not be admitted to the theatre.
  • The show's running time is 1 hour and 50 minutes with a 20-minute interval. There will be no interval on the early matinees at 11.30am. The running time for these morning performances is 1 hour and 30 minutes instead.
  • Please be aware that the appearance of any cast member is subject to change and may be affected by holiday, illness, contracts or events beyond the producers’ control. Jacqueline Jossa will not be appearing in performances on Wednesday 16, Wednesday 23, Saturday 26 and Wednesday 30 December.
  • There are plenty of great places to eat in the area, including the chic Seven Dials Market, Shake Shack, SuperStar BBQ, Homeslice Neal’s Yard and Busaba Soho.
  • The Dominion Theatre is fully accessible to wheelchair users. It also has disabled toilet access. There is also step-free access to the theatre bars.
  • The theatre uses the Sennheiser Mobile Connect System, which can add to the show audio through your headphones, cochlear implant and hearing aid.
  • Guide dogs are welcome anywhere in the Dominion Theatre. If you are concerned about the sound levels in the auditorium, the staff will be happy to take care of your dog during the performance.
  • Toilets are situated at the rear of the Stalls.
  • Please note that if you are unable to attend, isolating or unwell, you will be able to exchange your theatre tickets free of charge 24 hours prior to the performance.

Getting there

  • Tottenham Court Road Tube station is directly underneath the Dominion Theatre. It is served by the Northern and Central lines. Leicester Square, served by the Piccadilly and Northern line, and Oxford Circus, served by the Bakerloo, Central and Victoria line, are also a short walk away.
  • The nearest railway station is Charing Cross, which is served by Southeastern rail services and the Northern and Bakerloo lines. It’s a 15-minute walk away.
  • Bus routes 14, 24, 29, 38, 134 and 176 stop nearby on Tottenham Court Road and routes 10, 19, 25, 38, 55, 78, 93 and 390 stop on Oxford Street, both within a two-minute walk.
  • NCP London Shaftesbury car park is a seven-minute walk away and audience members can park for five hours for £10 or nine hours for £15 when booking online with the code DOMINION15. There are some disabled access parking bays in close proximity to the Dominion Theatre.

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