From Nutcracker to Scrooge, the Waltz King to Steptoe - it is all happening at the Rosehill this festive season.

Olivier Award winner Guy Masterson steps onto the Rosehill Theatre stage on Friday December 10 with a much-loved festive classic, A Christmas Carol.Famed for bringing multiple characters to vivid life, Guy single-handedly presents Scrooge, Marley, the Fezziwigs, the Cratchits, Tiny Tim et al in a performance that will dazzle, enchant and linger long in the memory.

Suitable for ages 12-plus, it's guaranteed to get us all into the Christmas spirit - in more ways than one!

For something completely different, on Saturday December 4, Hambledon Productions present Christmas with Steptoe and Son Radio Show Live.

The "radio" play presented live on stage sees Albert and Harold – united by blood, divided over everything else – doomed to spend their Christmases in each other’s company. Harold has his flights of fancy. His “dirty old man” Albert, of course, has other ideas

André Rieu will be welcomed back by his many followers in a Christmas event brought exclusively to the big screen, presented from his hometown of Maastricht.

The shows, at 2pm and 7.30pm on Sunday December will get even Scrooge into the holiday spirit with carols, waltzes, songs and popular medleys.

Marvel at the decorations, including 150 beautiful chandeliers, more than 50 Venetian candelabras and a wintery landscape featuring ice rinks and skaters. And host Charlotte Hawkins will speak to André about the creation of his musical winter wonderlan

Other highlights include two screenings of the much-loved seasonal ballet, The Nutcracker - one from the Royal Ballet on Sunday 12 December at 3pm and the other from the Bolshoi, captured live in Moscow, at 3pm on Sunday 19 December.

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