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A Wales Millennium Centre and Big Loop production

XXXmas Carol

8 – 23 December 2021

Wolfson Studio

Following the Welsh Government announcement that Wales is moving to Alert Level 2, subsequent guidance on social distancing measures and indoor events, and to protect our audiences, staff and production cast and crew, we regret that all performances of scheduled shows have been cancelled from 26 December until at least 15 January 2022. 

The original booker will be emailed and automatically refunded; you do not need to contact us. We apologise for any inconvenience and disappointment this cancellation may have caused.

Watch Polly Amorous and friends do Dickens under the mistletoe in Cardiff’s most chaotic anti-panto ever.

Putting the 'ass' back into Christm-ass with drag, burlesque, circus and songs, XXXmas Carol will have you gagging for some stuffing.

This bizarre retelling of Charles Dickens’ yuletide nightmare is perfect if you like things a little more naughty than nice for your festive season.

This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

“Deliciously naughty...a variety show in a parallel universe”

The Reviews Hub
This is rated 5 out of 5 stars

“wonderfully camp”

Fairy Powered Productions

We’ve raided the local taverns, prisons and workhouses to bring you the most weird and wonderful artists in all of south Wales, including Rahim El Habachi, Foo Foo LaBelle, Bunmi Odumosu, Eric McGill and Geraint Owen.

Forget the Christmas past – this is a Christmas present to remember for the rest of your Christmases yet to come. You’d be a muppet to miss it.

“Imagine Moulin Rouge dropped right into the heart of the capital”

South Wales Life

Polly Amorous
Foo Foo LaBelle
Rahim El Habachi
Eric McGill
Bunmi Odumosu
Geraint Owen

Duncan Hallis

Petros Kourtellaris

Design Assistants
Ruby Boswell-Green
Juliette Georges
Faith Hucklesby
Lucile Russing
Nikita Verboon

Lighting Designer
Sherry Coenen

Ben Clark
Peter Darney
Jasmine Okai
George Soave

Production Manager
Nick Allsop

Stage Manager
Philippa Mannion

British Sign Language Interpreter
Cathryn McShane

Creative Associates
Nerida Bradley
Tafsila Khan

Start time: 8.30pm, Doors 8pm
Matinee 31 December 2.30pm, Doors 2pm

Running time: 2 hours and 30 minutes (including 1 interval)

Age restriction: 18+
Contains nudity, strong language, loud bangs and strobe lighting.

Preview: 8 December 8.30pm, £10

BSL Performances: 11 December 8.30pm + 17 December 8.30pm

Students, Hynt + unwaged


Group offer

Groups 10+ £3 off

All offers subject to allocations and availability.

Important: Covid safety and requirements

In line with Welsh Government legislation, everyone attending this performance will need to show an NHS Covid Pass or proof of a recent negative Covid test result with photo IDRead our FAQs on how to get yours.

We've implemented a number of safety measures to ensure our venue is Covid-safe and in line with the latest government guidelines.

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Wolfson Studio