The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge
20th - 23rd November 2019
St. Barnabas Church, Southfields, SW18 5EP
The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge’ picks up a year after the disagreeable Scrooge has changedhis ways due to the visitation of three spirits: the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Future. A year after his transformation, Scrooge contends that he was kidnapped and tricked into being a changed man for the year following Christmas. As a result, Scrooge draws up a whole list of criminal charges: breaking and entering, kidnapping, attempted murder and theft and acts as the prosecuting attorney in the trial, opposite the compassionate defence attorney, Elizabeth Rothschild, who represents all of the accused. During the proceedings, several witnesses contribute their account of the story that is in some way contradicted by Scrooge. There are also characters that cause Scrooge’s confidence to temporarily disappear. After all the testimonies were given, Judge Pearson declares that the three ghosts and Jacob Marley (Scrooge’s deceased associate) are “guilty of all said charges”, after which he calls for a “termination of all their ghostly duties.” The ghosts’ careers are saved when Scrooge drops the charges based on the agreement that the ghosts carry out the Christmas spirit every day in addition to Christmas.
Wednesday 20th November - 7:45pm
Thursday 21st November - 7:45pm
Saturday 23rd November - 2pm & 7pm
ADULT - £15.00
CONCESSION - £12.00
Groups of 10 or more get 10% off (discount automatically applied at checkout)
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Telephone: 07534 922 492
Nearest Tube: Southfields
Nearest Train: Earlsfield
Bus: 156 bus stops on Merton Road, just by Lavenham Road, and the 39, 493 & 639 buses go to Southfields station.
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