Paterson Joseph will step into the Victorian Era as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol this year. Previews begin November 23 at the Old Vic, with an opening date set for December 4.
The Peep Show and Green Wing star has appeared in various fringe and touring venues around the U.K., in addition to spending time at the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company.
The Matthew Warchus production of the Charles Dickens' title was adapted for the London stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). Additional casting will be announced at a later date.