A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic
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A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic

A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic Tickets

The Old Vic, London, SE1 8NB
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  • Matthew Warchus' smash hit production of Charles Dickens' timeless classic, A Christmas Carol returns to The Old Vic, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), casting to be announced.

    Filling the auditorium to the brim with mince pies, music and merriment, a unique staging immerses the audience in this uplifting story for everyone aged 8+.

    Preview performances available from 1 December 2018, with the main run from 5 December to 19 January 2019. Book A Christmas Carol tickets for The Old Vic today.

    *Please note: Age suitability: 8 years and older. Contains haunting supernatural themes, mature emotion, and some content which younger audiences may find upsetting. The performance is unsuitable for babes in arms. 

    **Accessible performances:
    - Saturday 8 December 19:30 - Audio described
    - Tuesday 8 January 19:30 - Audio described
    - Thursday 10 January 19:30 - Captioned

    Please note: Suitable for ages 11+. Contains themes and content which younger audiences may find upsetting.

    The performance is unsuitable for babes in arms.

    The Old Vic Theatre is home to a number of productions, including All My Sons and The American Clock. Read on to find out what’s on at The Old Vic, and more information about its venue and its facilities.

    Map & Directions: Old Vic Theatre

    CAPACITY: The Old Vic theatre has a capacity of 1,045.


    BARS: Have a drink in one of The Old Vic bars before the show starts. Choose from Penny’s cafe and bar or Mark’s cocktail bar.

    WHEELCHAIR SPACES: There are four wheelchair spaces in the Stalls of The Old Vic. Transfer seating to aisle seats in Stalls is also available.


    HEARING IMPAIRED ASSISTANCE: Unfortunately there is no hearing impaired assistance available.

    GUIDE DOGS: Guide dogs are not allowed inside auditorium, but staff will look after up to two dogs per performance.

    NEAREST TUBE/RAIL STATION: The Old Vic’s nearest tube station is Waterloo

    BUSES: If you need to reach The Old Vic by bus, you can take the numbers 1, 4, 68, 176, 188, 501.

    NEAREST CAR PARKS: If you’re travelling to the theatre by car, the nearest car park is on Coin Street.

    PLEASE NOTE: The Old Vic will be making changes to the theatre and will be under construction until Autumn 2019. During this period, there will no loos in the building and the restaurant, Penny, will be shut for refurbishment. Instead, there will be temporary loos on Webber Street (left hand side as you come to the theatre) for all audience members to use, and the Dress Circle bar will be open to the public during the day for drinks and snacks. During the evening, the Dress Circle and Lilian Baylis bars will be open as usual, whereas stalls bookers will be able to purchase drinks inside the auditorium before taking their seats. Contact the box office with any queries/questions on this period.

  • The Old Vic

    103 The Cut,
    Corner of Waterloo Road,
    SE1 8NB

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    The Old Vic Seating Plan