Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s best-known fictional characters, including A Christmas Carol’s Ebenezer Scrooge.
David Copperfield, Hamlet and Danny from The Shining are all caulbearers in fiction, explains CLAIRE BARRAND
Guest writer HEATHER ANDOLINA looks at Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and the upcoming film, The Man Who Invented Christmas
PHILIP DAVIES reveals a chilling real-life ghost story linked to George C Scott, A Christmas Carol and Shrewsbury
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES unearths some facts on the production and locations of a much loved British TV institution.
BARRY McCANN takes a look at the traditional English Christmas Ghost Story