Of Christmas Past

    • 27 Nov -
      29 Nov 2019
      27 Nov - 29 Nov 2019

    NEW DATE ADDED Fri 29 November

    The only thing more devastating than finding out Santa Claus doesn’t exist… is finding out that he does.

    Christmas is a time for joy and happiness, but there is a sinister secret at the heart of the stories we tell. Douglas Walker unwraps the shocking true origins of Santa Claus in a one-man epic taking in 100 years of history and almost as many characters.

    Treading a fine line between fable, fiction and comedy, Of Christmas Past is a funny, festive story for grown-ups. Spanning the 20th century and with a cast including Rasputin, Trotsky, Edward VII & Mrs Simpson, Elvis, Idi Amin, Tupac and Diana Spencer, Of Christmas Past is a kaleidoscopic carousel which asks what would happen if you actually met Santa Claus…

    is proud to support Tobacco Factory Theatres as it stages its May – Dec 19 season


    Image: Steve Ullathorne

    • ****

      "A truly fascinating hour of comedy"

      The List
    • ****

      "A comedy adventure of discovery"

      Fringe Guru

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