It's a Wonderful Life


One of the most most beloved Christmas stories of all time is coming to The Royal Theatre stage this year.

It’s a Wonderful Life has entertained generations with its heartwarming story of a young man whose life is saved by Clarence, the mysterious Christmas angel.

In this version of the story, it is Christmas Eve, 1846, and the actors of WBFR radio station gather in their Manhattan studio in front of a live audience to bring the story to life.

A true classic story bringing the Christmas spirit to everyone.

This production is licensed in arrangement with Playscripts Inc.

Dates and venues

  • Thu 30 November 2023
  • Fri 1 December 2023
  • Sat 2 December 2023
  • Royal & Derngate, Northampton NN1 1DP

    Fri 8 December 2023

    Hoby Village Hall, Leicestershire

    Cast & Crew

    Freddie Filmore - John Myhill
    Jake Laurentis - Ben Stanton
    Sally Applewhite - Bernie Wood
    Lana Sherwood - Vicky Kelly
    Harry 'Jazzbo' Heywood - Fraser Haines
    Foley Artist - Jo Molyneux

    Director - Matthew Fell
    Lighting & Sound - Dave & Flic Jones
    Stage Manager Jo Molyneux
    Producers - Kate Billingham & Richard Jordan
    Poster image - Nathan Adams
    Publicity & programme - Martin Borley-Cox