Cranham’s Oglethorpe Players bring Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ to the stage

PUBLISHED: 15:00 30 November 2016

The Oglethorpe Players are preparing their latest production 'A Christmas Carol'

The Oglethorpe Players are preparing their latest production 'A Christmas Carol'

The Oglethorpe Players

A drama group, which has performed Christmas shows for 35 years, has come together once again for its latest production.

The Oglethorpe Players, which are based in Cranham will present A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

The cast of 19 strong includes seven-year-old Bobby Rolfe in the role of Tiny Tim and 12-year-old Katie Croxall as Martha.

The rehearsals are underway for the opening night on December 9 and the whole team is working hard to prepare the festive show.

Director Gerry Sweeney said: “So many people have read the words of Charles Dickens and it is a joy and a treat to put some of them into action during our performance.”

The play will be performed on December 9 at 8pm and December 10 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm at the Vestry Hall in All Saints Church, Cranham.

Tickets are £6 for adults and £3 for children and can be booked by calling the box office on 01708 221923.


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