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© James Hyland 1998-2020

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'A Christmas Carol - As told by Jacob Marley (deceased)' was first presented in London at The Hob Theatre on 8th December 2009, receiving the first of many standing ovations. Following this performance, the production toured London for several weeks. Proceeds from four of the premiere performances were donated to charity, including Great Ormond Street Hospital, Care for the Wild and Connection at St Martins-in-the-Fields.


The production was revived on 27th November 2010 beginning a sell-out tour of the UK in the heart of London's West End. As with the preliminary tour, four of the performances were donated to charitable causes, including West London Churches Homeless Concern, The Manna Society and The Robes Project. Two of these performances took place at St Luke’s Church in Kensington, the tallest church in London, in which Dickens was married, and St George the Martyr in Southwark, in which the author set several scenes of the novel ‘Little Dorrit’. The production has gone on to entertain and enthrall audiences acros the UK at some of the most prestigious venues in the world.


Prior to its fourth successful nationwide tour, the production and its creator, James Hyland, were honoured in 2012 with the award for Best Performer in Theatre (Fringe Report Awards 2012) and a nomination for The London Theatre Award (London Awards for Art and Performance 2012), as well as recognition from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for its part in Dickensian scholarsip, acknowledged at Buckingham Palace in the presence of The Queen, Prince Philip and The Duke of Kent.


In celebration of the 175th anniversary of Charles Dickens' original novella, the 10th consecutive tour of 'A Christmas Carol - As told by Jacob Marley (deceased)' culminated with a performance at The Royal Albert Hall in 2018, which sold out to capacity. This year, Brother Wolf will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of its most enduring and award-winning production, returning to theatres this Christmas.

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A Christmas Carol - As told by Jacob Marley (deceased)


Based on the novella 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens

Adapted, Produced and Performed by James Hyland