Sherman Theatre

Advent Calendar

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1 - 24 Dec


Full price £20

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NHS workers £10 (Please email a photo of your ID to after purchase as proof that you qualify for this discount)
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Christmas will still sparkle this year. Our digital Advent Calendar brings the magic of Christmas theatre to your home every day from 1 – 24 December. Sent direct to your inbox every morning, theAdvent Calendar is simply bursting with festive stories, songs, games, performances, and surprises the whole family will love.

Sprinkling seasonal classics with Sherman Christmas magic, our Advent Calendar brings you serialised performances of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and a new audio version of The Elves and the Shoemaker / Y Coblynnod a’r Crydd by Katherine Chandler performed separately in Welsh and English.

Buying an Advent Calendar as a gift? If you would like us to send an Advent Calendar to someone on your behalf simply buy your Advent Calendar and then email quoting your Sale ID number and the full name and email address you would like your calendar to be sent to.

A Christmas Carol is read and performed by Sherman favourite Hannah McPake, (Chief Weasel in The Wind in the Willows and the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland) and is directed by Sherman Theatre’s Artistic Director Joe Murphy. Featuring beautiful carols and songs, and packed with cracking characters, you can cosy up and enjoy this audio performance to get into the seasonal spirit.

The Elves and the Shoemaker / Y Coblynnod a’r Crydd is a fun audio treat, ideal for little ones. Meet a pair of mischievous elves and beloved shoemaker Clara in this audio Christmas adventure, full of songs and fun.

Alongside the audio stories, we have special star guest performances for you to enjoy. With Rakie Ayola, Rhys Ifans, Ruth Jones, Michael Sheen and more making sure that the Christmas spirit lasts all the way through December.

What’s more, the Advent Calendar brings you Christmas poems and songs performed by a brilliant line-up including Eädyth and Mali Ann Rees. With a whole host of activities, puzzles, games, and family fun, let Christmas sparkle with our Advent Calendar.

Buy an Advent Calendar now and 24 days of wonder lie in store behind those virtual doors. All audio and video content will be available to stream until 31 December 2020.

You can catch-up on all of the contents of the Advent Calendar so far at any point.

Sherman Theatre’s staged productions of A Christmas Carol and The Elves and the Shoemaker / Y Coblynnod a’r Crydd are being re-scheduled to take place during the Christmas 2021 season.

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