It is reported/rumoured that Jim Broadbent ( Bridget Jones’ Diary, Harry Potter ) will star as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, at the Noel Coward Theatre, London, in November this year.
Jim Broadbent is an award-winning and much nominated British film, television and stage actor. He is known for roles in Topsy-Turvy, Iris, Moulin Rouge!, Bridget Jones’ Diary, Hot Fuzz, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Iron Lady, and played Horace Slughorn in the Harry Potter series of films.
A Christmas Carol, of course, needs no introduction, as one of Charles Dickens’ most famous tales, made into film, including The Muppets version!, opera, ballet, a Broadway musical, animation and a mime starring Marcel Marceau. As ever this show will be a firm favourite with families, young and old over the festive season.