The Night Before Christmas

The perfect antidote to frilly, fluffy, festive entertainment, Anthony Neilson's hilarious Christmas comedy for adults is a real treat!

The Night Before Christmas

About The Night Before Christmas

‘When you’re a kid, all you want is plastic crap.
It’s when you grow up you start wanting miracles.’

On Christmas Eve, Gary, Simon and Cherry are somewhat accidentally holding a hostage. One that claims to be an employee of an International Gift Distribution Agency - or put simply: one of Santa’s elves! While they quarrel about money, presents and broken family traditions, the elf might just happen to know where their old Christmas spirit disappeared off to and exactly why Christmas stops being magical when you’re all grown up.

This slightly twisted tale is perfectly recognisable for everyone who wondered just when Christmas went from pure magic to a pain in the arse!

This is Fear No Colours’ second Anthony Neilson production, following the highly acclaimed performances of Penetrator in 2017 and 2019.

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