Tag: Charles Dickens

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.

A Christmas Carol 1971 REVIEW

A Christmas Carol 1971 is fine animated adaptation of Charles Dickens' immortal tale, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES
Born with a caul David Copperfield

David Copperfield and other amazing caulbearers in fiction

David Copperfield, Hamlet and Danny from The Shining are all caulbearers in fiction, explains CLAIRE BARRAND
The Man Who Invented Christmas

What inspired Charles Dickens, the man who invented Christmas, to write A Christmas Carol?

Guest writer HEATHER ANDOLINA looks at Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and the upcoming film, The Man Who Invented Christmas
George C Scott as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol 1984

A Christmas Carol 1984 TV Review: Being a Ghost Story of Shrewsbury

PHILIP DAVIES reveals a chilling real-life ghost story linked to George C Scott, A Christmas Carol 1984 and Shrewsbury

30 things you never knew about A Ghost Story for Christmas

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES unearths some facts on the production and locations of a much loved British TV institution.

Who ‘invented’ the Christmas Ghost Story?

BARRY McCANN takes a look at the traditional English Christmas Ghost Story

Betsey Trotwood And The Vampires

HOWARD JACKSON says the Betsey Trotwood Pub in Clerkenwell is a perfect fit for the launch of two new vampire books
A Christmas Carol 1910

A Christmas Carol 1910 Full Movie VIDEO

Wanna see a silent version of Christmas Carol made by the same people who made the first Frankenstein film?

Scrooge 1935 Full Movie VIDEO

There's lots of versions of A Christmas Carol, but have you seen the first sound version - Scrooge 1935?

Scrooge 1951 Full Movie VIDEO

Watch Scrooge 1951 full movie, starring Alastair Sim as the mean old Mr Scrooge.
The Signalman

Charles Dickens’ The Signalman

PAUL JASON ponders the Charles Dickens ghostly classic short story, The Signalman
A Christmas Carol tv adaptations

6 Surprising Christmas Carol TV Specials

Charles Dickens could never have imagined how many adaptations A Christmas Carol would have spawned!

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When an incapacitated patient gets a new live-in nurse, her family are unprepared for what follows. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES on the Thriller episode, Nurse Will Make It Better.