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Cast announced for A Christmas Carol


After our highly competitive open auditions, we’re excited to announce our talented ‘A Christmas Carol’ cast.

It’s great to have lots of new faces join the company, performing alongside others who have graced the stage with BOST many times before. We’re also delighted to have a fantastic group of children performing in this production, as well as some very talented dancers.

‘A Christmas Carol’ is a super family show with many named roles, giving lots of people the opportunity to shine and help tell the classic story:

Principal adult characters

  • Tony Prince – Ebenezer Scrooge
  • Gina Phillips – Ghost of Christmas Past
  • Michael Pearson – Ghost of Christmas Present
  • Linzi Stefanov – Ghost of Christmas Future
  • Frank Nance – Jacob Marley
  • Chris Simmons – Mr Fezziwig
  • Rebecca Nielson – Mrs Fezziwig
  • Mark McManus – Bob Cratchit
  • Elizabeth Farrington – Mrs Cratchit
  • Bridie Flanagan – Emily
  • Philip Longstaffe Smith – Young Scrooge
  • Euan Parkes – Young Marley
  • Matthew Furness – Fred Anderson
  • Laura Steventon – Sally Anderson
  • Liane Lloyd – Mrs Mops
  • Lucy Furness – Mother of Scrooge (at age 8)
  • Carl Griffiths – The Beadle
  • Mark Hoile – Mr Smythe

Principal Youth Characters

  • Matthew Burke – Tiny Tim Cratchit
  • Livia May Milton Allen – Kathy Cratchit
  • Rory Flynn – Peter Cratchit
  • Evie Kaufman – Martha Cratchit
  • Harvey Jameson – Jonathan
  • Cole Boon – Ebeneezer (aged 12)
  • Maya Rugen – Fan
  • Alexander Weigh – Ebeneezer (aged 8)
  • Molly Large – Grace Smythe

‘A Christmas Carol’ is being performed at Liverpool’s Royal Court theatre from 7-10th November. Tickets are already on sale and can be bought here.


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Alexander Hall, 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 2SG
Charity No/259 306.

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