Dickens for Davis clan
Tim/young Scrooge and Saskia (6) as young Fan.
“I have been wanting to do something with the whole family because it’s rare for my dad to perform these days,” Rebecca said.
“We’ve never performed before with the grandparents, the grandchildren, Stuart and I together.”
Rebecca said her children had stage experience from acting in their grandmother’s Agelink Theatre company and could possibly follow in the family acting footsteps.
“I keep telling them there are lots of other vocations they can do and lots of different courses they can study at university,” she said.
“We’ll see where they end up but at this stage Saskia is very arts orientated and wants to be an actor; Oliver is not so sure.”
A Dickens of a Christmas is a shortened version of the novel and tells the story with live music by The Giovanni Consort, the Royal Agricultural Society’s Perth Brass Ensemble and organist Stewart Smith.
Rebecca said it was accessible to all ages and very much a family show.
“Stu went to Christ Church Grammar School from Year 1, so for him it’s a bit like going home too.”
All proceeds from the production will go to the homeless, through Volunteering WA and the Order of St John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller.