The Man Who Invented Christmas

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The Man Who Invented Christmas


Raffertys Theatre


12 January - 13 January 2018

Event Type

Cinema Screening

Starring Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer and Jonathan Pryce

Based on the incredible true story of how Charles Dickens wrote his self-published novel A Christmas Carol and revived the tradition of Christmas.

Facing pressure with looming debt, a spineless father and critical failures, Dickens confronts his past by conjuring up classic characters including Ebenezer Scrooge. Full of wit and warmth, this timeless tale will bring out the holiday spirit in everyone.

Classification: PG – Mild Themes
Distributor: Icon Films

Dates & Times:
Friday 12 January 2018 at 7.30pm
Saturday 13 January 2018 at 6.30pm

Dan Stevens – Charles Dickens
Christopher Plummer – Ebenezer Scrooge
Jonathan Pryce – John Dickens
Miriam Margolyes – Mrs. Fisk

Directed by Bharat Nalluri
Produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada And Bord Scannán Na Héireann / The Irish Film Board Ontario Media Development Corporation
A Parallel Films, Rhombus Media Production in Association With Mystic Point Productions, The Mob Film Company. Nelly Films Limited And The Mazur/Kaplan Company


Ticket Options

Members Adult $12
Members Concession $9
Adult $15
Concession $12
F/T Student $12
Child Under 16 $10
Transaction fees apply
Screen $1.65


1 hour 44 minutes (No interval)

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