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A Christmas Carol

17 November @ 7:30 pm - 2 December @ 9:00 pm


Gothic Horror favourites Red Rope return to Arnos Vale Cemetery with their dark and harrowing adaptation of Dickens’ classic Christmas tale.
About this event

Red Rope Theatre Company return to the Anglican Chapel for the 5th time following their 4 sell out Gothic Horrors performed at Arnos Vale (Dracula, Turn of the Screw, Frankenstein, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde).
This November they’re bringing you this 3-hander gothic horror inspired version of Charles Dickens famous ‘A Christmas Carol’ adapted by award winning writer Matt Grinter.
Poverty, disease, and hunger are three things that Ebenezer Scrooge has little concern for. The rich are indulgent and ignorant, the poor are dying around them. Three spirits will come to visit… you can’t escape the truth when it’s haunting you.
November 17th – December 2nd at 7:30pm -9pm the show will be approx 1:30hr with no interval.
(No show Sunday/Monday)
Recommended for 14 years+ due to darker themes and content. (Younger audience members may still attend with an adult, we do strongly advice you do not bring primary school age children)
Please note we have a no refund policy.
On arrival please go to the cafe/bar where you will need to check in using the name of the person who purchased the ticket.
Toilets, refreshments and snacks are available at the Arnos Vale Cafe/Bar and will be open 6:30pm-7:30pm, so you’re welcome to come early for a drink!
Limited parking is available on site. If you need disabled access please contact Arnos Vale to ensure reserved parking and access to the chapel.
The cemetery grounds are dark at night, please wear sensible shoes.
We recommend you dress warm, the chapel can be cold in winter. The performance will be unreserved seating.


17 November @ 7:30 pm
2 December @ 9:00 pm
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Arnos Vale Cemetery
Bath road
Bristol, BS4 3EW Bristol
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