Ghost of Christmas Present

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Ghost of Christmas Present

the Scrooge’s second monitor; spirit presenting present. [Br. Lit.: A Christmas Carol]
See: Ghost
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Featuring Trish Adudu as the Ghost of Christmas Present, with a starring supporting cast all directed by the highly acclaimed Keith Myers, join us for carol singing, mulled wine, a traditional choir, a brass band and a sprinkling of Victorian magic.
Caption: The Ghost of Christmas Present appears to Scrooge in a 19th-century illustration from A Christmas Carol.
Adeel Akhtar plays a comic Bob Cratchit, cocooned in a natty knitwear balaclava; Keir Charles, a crazed Fezziwig, Irish jigging around the Christmas tree; and Samantha Spiro a one-woman cockney party as the Ghost of Christmas Present.
The most memorable single element, however, comes from designer and puppeteer Rachel Canning, who imagines the Ghost of Christmas Present as a partly–disembodied floating skeleton, Christmas Past as a creepy child's doll and Christmas Future as a sinister pile of bones and rags which looms over the stage.
The ghost of Christmas present was the stark reminder of the flaws that mean this United team are still a work in progress, despite their recent form.
In a be-careful-what-you-wish-for moment, Scrooge asks the Ghost of Christmas Present (an elegant, jovial, and thoughtful turn by Eric Rehm) to let him remain for 30 more minutes to watch a party that Fred and his wife, Millie (once again gracefully imparted by Laura DeGiacomo), are hosting.
They all have their moments, but I particularly enjoyed Isobel's feistiness as Scrooge's niece and as the Ghost of Christmas Present.
The story was basically about this sad, grumpy, old man and three ghosts: Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet-to-Come.
The ghost of Christmas present (Katie-Anna Whiting), who was originally depicted wearing a fur-lined green robe and a wreath of holly, becomes an office worker in a pencil skirt and jacket, carrying a clipboard.
The Ghost of Christmas Past is now the Ghost of Christmas Present and Future.