Dickens’ ghosts get ready to haunt again in modern times

Charles Dickens attended Doncaster Races in the mid 19th century

Charles Dickens attended Doncaster Races in the mid 19th century

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The Ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge, Thorpe Hesley

Wentworth and Thorpe Hesley Youth Theatre performing this musical, which is based on Charles Dickens’ classic tale A Christmas Carol.

The action is brought forward to present day, where a ruthless landowner, Rose, controls the lives of all her tenants in the village and has banned the celebration of Christmas.

When four advernturous children find a secret passage into the attic of her mansion, they accidentally release the ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge.

The spirit warns Rose to expect three visits from the spirits of Christmas past, present and future.

The audience are then taken into Rose’s past to discover the true reason for her loathing of Christmas.

Packed full of great songs, dramatic action and comedy, this show is a real treat for all the family, say the theatre group.

Presented by local youngsters between the ages of eight and 19, 
this production continues Wentworth and Thorpe Hesley Youth Theatre’s tradition of offering original drama in a community setting.

To join in this magical evening in the atmospheric setting of Holy Trinity Church in the village, purchase your tickets from Trinity Community Centre on 0114 245 9665 or visit the Youth Theatre’s website, Wentworth Youth Theatre

Tickets are priced at £5 and £4 concessions.

The show starts tonight, Monday, at 7.30 pm and continues on Tuesday and Wednesday 28th at 7pm each evening.