David Hasselhoff

Hasselhoff to play Scrooge in Christmas Carol musical

Gavin Bevis

BBC News

David Hasselhoff is to play Ebenezer Scrooge in a production of A Christmas Carol in Nottingham later this year.

The Baywatch and Knightrider star will portray the famously grumpy character in a musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens festive classic at the Motorpoint Arena in December.

David Hasselhoff as Ebenezer Scrooge
Motorpoint Arena

The production will also feature a holographic appearance from actress Pauline Quirke as the Ghost of Christmas Past.

Hasselhoff said: "It’s not a panto, it’s a fully-fledged Christmas show. It’s the Dickens classic with great music on a spectacular scale."

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