It’s midnight on Christmas Eve, a time when the spirits of Christmas come out to play.


A thrilling musical adventure to the past, present and future!

Charles Dickens’ spooky festive tale is brought to life in the incredible surroundings of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. This vibrant new adaptation is great fun for all the family with original songs and music performed live by a cast of talented actor-musicians.

It’s midnight on Christmas Eve, a time when the spirits of Christmas come out to play. A spooky choir tell the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a penny-pinching businessman without a song in his heart. Scrooge hates Christmas and everything about it, but things are about to change when his business partner Jacob Marley returns from the grave…

Can Scrooge mend his ways before it’s too late?

Victoria Boyce
Matt Burns
Niccolò Curradi
Rob Gathercole
Mia Jerome

Director Andy Barry
Composers Mary Erskine and Will Dollard
Book Matt Borgatti

Make A Christmas Carol part of your family Christmas celebrations in Greenwich. Shows will be performed throughout December: mornings, afternoons and evenings.

* Suitable for children ages 5+

Food: The Painted Hall café will be offering a special family Christmas menu to make your visit extra special.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£19.50 per ticket
Adult Wheelchair User (2 Spaces Per Performance)£19.50 per ticket
Child£10.00 per ticket
Child Wheelchair User (2 Spaces Per Performance)£10.00 per ticket
Family Ticket£50.00 per family

Earlybird tickets available

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  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups



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    A Christmas Carol in the Painted Hall

    Type:Christmas - Family

    Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, King William Undercroft, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NN

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    Opening Times

    Season (3 Dec 2021 - 23 Dec 2021)

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