Starring Paul Nicholas as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tom Bright as Ghost of Christmas present.

Blackpool Opera House 2015/16

04 December 2015  – 03 January 2016



Paul NicholasHit musical and a firm family favourite, A Christmas Carol, has been added to the Opera House 2015 season.

Starring Paul Nicholas as Ebenezer Scrooge.

With Tom Bright as The Ghost Of Christmas Present.

The Charles Dickens’ classic tale is set to receive the full Broadway treatment by the creative team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid) Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Okrent (Crazy for You, Me And My Girl). Called by the New York Times ‘A Tonic for Adults’ and for children ‘A Transfixing Journey’.

This spectacular musical extravaganza ran for ten years at Madison Square Garden in New York. Complete with falling snow, exuberant dance sequences and magnificent settings which recreate streets, graveyards and buildings of Dickensian London, this show will appeal to and excite audiences of all ages.  

Entertainer … Writer … Director … Actor … Golden Sony Award Winning Radio Presenter


pic16Tom Bright is an all round entertainer, enjoying the crazy world of show business for many years.

His first national success came not on stage, but as a song writer …Tom wrote and performed the ‘Tiswas song’ and from there went on to write many television and film themes. But his real love is the stage.

While still learning his trade in Television, Tom received a phone call asking him to join Russ Abbot, and spent six very happy years at the BBC on the Russ Abbot Madhouse show.

From there he went onto radio with his own Sunday peak time show.



Within his first year of Radio Broadcasting he was awarded an Oscar in Radio ‘The Golden Sony Radio award’

Tom has also become one of the country’s top pantomime Directors.