The Haunted Man

£22 per ticket

16th December 6pm

17th December 4pm

23rd December 12pm

Performances last appx 60 mins

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Full entry to the museum and exhibition are included within this event. 



James Swanton


The last of Dickens's Christmas Books, The Haunted Man is brimming with that classic Dickensian combination of gothic chills and warming Christmas spirit. Join actor James Swanton for his solo performance of this incredible story.

Meet Professor Redlaw as he encounters an eerie phantom, who bestows upon Redlaw an extraordinary gift, which will change Redlaw's life forever. 

The Haunted Man is performed by James Swanton, who took Dickens to the West End’s Trafalgar Studios in the acclaimed Sikes & Nancy (‘fantastical … remarkable … startling and enthralling’ – Simon Callow) and has also performed all five of the Christmas Books at the Charles Dickens Museum (‘extraordinary … superb … it couldn’t have been more vivid!’ – Miriam Margolyes).

This promises to be a seasonal treat like no other.

Book your tickets today!

'An incredible presence on stage … This is storytelling at its finest, no post-modern irony or knowing asides needed’ – The Big Issue

‘Highly engaging … A spectacular performance … Shines a light on how audiences would have originally enjoyed Dickens’s work … A very affecting piece of theatre …’ – Huffington Post

‘If you want a masterclass in one-man theatre, there’s no finer place to be’ – London City Nights



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