Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer, who produced some of the best known and most popular literature of the Victorian era. He is well-known for his ghost stories, including A Christmas Carol.
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Adam Z Robinson tells Spooky Isles why he loves A Christmas Carol
STEVIE MILLER reviews Carol for Another Christmas 1964, Rob Serling’s retelling of the Dicken’s classic, where a bitter man begins to understand the significance of unity over division - just in time for Christmas.
A Christmas Carol is a spooky festival perennial, but did you know these 10 intriguing facts about Dickens' tale of ghostly redemption, from CALLUM CAMPBELL?
The ghost of Charles Dickens returns to Birmingham Town Hall each year to give a spectral reading of his Christmas classic, says ANDREW HOMER
Blackadder’s Christmas Carol, which first aired on the BBC in 1988, is an inventive reimagining of the Dickens classic, says CHRISTINE MILLER
A Christmas Carol 1971 is fine animated adaptation of Charles Dickens' immortal tale, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES
A Christmas Carol 1938 is an uplifting if not very spooky version of the Dickens Yuletide classic, says guest writer HARRI TYSOE
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 1984 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
HOWARD JACKSON says the Betsey Trotwood Pub in Clerkenwell is a perfect fit for the launch of two new vampire books
Wanna see a silent version of Christmas Carol made by the same people who made the first Frankenstein film?
There's lots of versions of A Christmas Carol, but have you seen the first sound version - Scrooge 1935?
Watch Scrooge 1951 full movie, starring Alastair Sim as the mean old Mr Scrooge.
STEWART KING asks why are ghost stories so popular at Christmas?
PAUL JASON ponders the Charles Dickens ghostly classic short story, The Signalman
There is an inordinate amount of spookiness at Christmastime. DAVID SAUNDERSON reviews Darren W. Ritson's Ghosts at Christmas.
Charles Dickens could never have imagined how many adaptations A Christmas Carol would have spawned!