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A Christmas Carol

The Vaults Theatre, London (***)

© Geraint Lewis, (from left, in background): Samuel Collings, William Findley, (front), Alix Dunmore (centre), Dorothea Myer-Bennett

© Geraint Lewis, (from left, in background): Samuel Collings, William Findley, (front), Alix Dunmore (centre), Dorothea Myer-Bennett

Turning Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol into a mock radio recording is, in a sense, returning Dickens to his roots. Dickens public readings of his work are legendary. So here we are, in the Vault Theatre under the thundering trains of Waterloo, with the Fitzrovia Radio Hour, who, formed eight years ago have made staging radio plays their speciality. Continue reading