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A Christmas Carol



December 7, 2018
7:15 pm - 11:30 pm
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Stinchcombe Theatre Club


Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6BB United Kingdom
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A brand new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic – one of the most loved short stories ever written. In one ghostly Christmas night, cold-hearted businessman Ebenezer Scrooge learns to pity himself and to love his neighbour – but is that enough?

This festive tale of redemption and compassion is one of the most loved short stories ever written, adapted by one of our greatest living writers.

A festive tale of redemption and compassion.

David Edgar is one of our greatest living writers. His rich history with the RSC stretches from Destiny in 1976 through the multi-award-winning adaptation of Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby, to Written on the Heart (2011). Now he returns to Dickens to rediscover the social conscience of this timeless tale.

Rachel Kavanaugh (Alice in Wonderland, 2001; The Merry Wives of Windsor, 2003) directs, fresh from stunning the West End with her award-winning production of Half A Sixpence.

Tickets and Travel

Normal Ticket Price is £49.50 each, Club Price including coach and drivers tip is £55.00 each.
Non-Members £62.00 each

Departure from Stone at 15.00 hrs
Departure from Stinchcombe 15.15 hrs
2 Course Meal at the “Dirty Duck” 17.15 hrs. £20.00

Please choose your preferred options.


M1. Hand-carved roast turkey 
With roast potatoes, glazed carrots, Brussels sprouts and kale, braised red cabbage, stuffing, pig-in-blanket, Yorkshire pudding and gravy

M2. Festive burger
A pork & cracked black pepper burger with a beef burger, streaky bacon and melted Brie, plus fries, sprout slaw and cranberry & BBQ ketchup

M3. Festive nut roast (v)(n) 
Butternut squash, sweet potato and cashew nut roast, served with roast baby potatoes, glazed carrots, Brussels sprouts and kale, braised red cabbage, Yorkshire pudding and vegetarian gravy

M4. 8oz sirloin steak (£2 supplement) 
28-day-aged steak, cooked to your liking and served with chips, sautéed mushrooms, a thyme-seasoned tomato, watercress and a peppercorn sauce

M5. Roast duck breast*
Marinated in a sesame & soy sauce, served pink with roast baby potatoes, kale, roasted red onion and a rich red wine sauce

M6. Smoked salmon, Gruyère & Prosecco tart* 
In a chive & red onion pastry case, served with fine beans, savoy cabbage & potato cake, a free-range poached egg, poached salmon and smoked Hollandaise sauce

M7. Beetroot & butternut squash tart (ve)
In a herby pastry case, served with roast baby potatoes, carrots, Brussels sprouts, kale and a tomato sauce


D1. Christmas pudding*(v) 
With brandy sauce

D2. Prosecco sorbet and fresh fruit*(v) 
With raspberries, strawberries and black cherry compote

D3. Triple-chocolate brownie (v) 
Served warm with chocolate ice cream and chocolate sauce

D4. Gingerbread cheesecake (v) 
With golden chocolate pieces, whipped double cream and toffee sauce

D5. Chocolate & Kirsch Cherry Torte*(ve)
With vegan vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup

D6. Cheese and biscuits (£1 supplement) (v) 
Somerset Brie, Stilton® and mature Cheddar with a fig, balsamic, date & cranberry chutney and grapes

Performance at 19.15 hrs

Tickets as usual from Richard