A Christmas Carol

10 December to 30 December | South Street Arts Centre

At the annual office Christmas Party, boss Evelyn remains in a perennially bad mood. Her employees are unbearably cheerful, and no quantity of Yule log can shake her from her penny-pinching miserdom. To top it off, over-enthusiastic intern Crystal has adapted ‘A Christmas Carol’ into a play for the party entertainment, but forgotten to cast someone as Scrooge ... can acting out the tale of festive redemption finally bring out the Christmas spirit in the world’s grumpiest boss? Brought to you by the award-winning local theatre company Reading Between the Lines. Prices vary. Box office 0118 960 6060. readingarts.com