A Signature Performance: Tim Curry rescues Charles Dickens from the jaws of Disney with his one-of-a-kind performance of the treasured classic. Our listeners loved this version so much that it inspired our whole line of Signature Classics.
Sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge has an emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol has never been out of print and has been adapted to film, opera, and other media.
"Lovely classic Christmas story, interestingly read"
David Timson talks about Charles Dickens, much loved for his great contribution to classic English Literature.
An illuminating reading of the greatest Christmas classic ever written: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Narrated by Chandler Craig.
"A true classic treated perfectly"
"Every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding," says Ebenezer Scrooge. Mean old Scrooge despises Christmas until Christmas Eve, when a haunted voice from the past changes his life: overnight! Many know this story but few have experienced the true marvel of the tale.
"More Funny, Scary & Moving than the Movie Versions"
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his adventures on Christmas Eve continue to teach an important lesson, even to this day. Author Charles Dickens introduces us to the main character by painting him in a negative light, a selfish and miserly old man who will barely pay enough money to keep his office heated. When Scrooge returns home after work, the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, visits him and tells him that because of the wrongdoing he had done during his life, he has been condemned to walk in his ghost years shackled....
Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and Ebenezer Scrooge come to marvelous life in Patrick Stewart's critically-acclaimed solo interpretation of A Christmas Carol. The star of X-Men and The Royal Shakespeare Company, Stewart has performed his one-man stage production of this holiday classic to sell-out audiences.
"It's not Christmas without this (audio)book"
Notchmas is the most important holiday in the world of Minecraft. But greedy, selfish villager Ebenezer Scrooge could care less. That is, until he is visited by strange and terrifying creatures who teach him the true meaning of Notchmas.
"A clever spin on a classic"
Despite the temperature dropping outside, miserly businessman Dickteaser refuses to let his underpaid, underappreciated employee, Bob, turn up the heat in the drafty office on Christmas Eve, pointing out that there are other ways for Bob to keep warm and keep his job at the same time. Can Bob refuse his boss' kinky sexual advances considering he has an unemployed husband at home?
This exciting and bloodthirsty story tells of the sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge and his epic journey of transformation and redemption, brought about by a plague of ravenous zombies. After the supernatural visitations of the long-dead Jacob Marley, himself killed by zombies and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come he comes to realize that he is London's only hope. In a city under siege by the undead there is only one man with the character and sense of mind able to stand in their way.
A ghostly adaptation of the beloved classic. This script was adapted for the stage by MOD Theatre Company for an off-Broadway production at the Clurman Theatre on Theatre Row. It was adapted from the original text to be performed by eight storytellers who reimagine Dickens' work with skill and dexterity. MOD does for A Christmas Carol what Peter and the Starcatcher did for Peter Pan.
Sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol has never been out of print and has been adapted to film, opera, and other media.
"Beautiful story of faith, charity and forgiveness."
Eric Swift is not having a normal Christmas Eve. While none of his holidays have been particularly normal since his successful rise from coding in an old apartment to running his own software firm, this particular one has taken an unexpected turn. Pre-occupied, dismissive to employees, slightly sadistic, and generally oblivious to the festivities around him, Swift is about to find out how unhealthy it can be to pay more attention to lines of code than those around him....
A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on December 19, 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. It tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.
Sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge has an emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and yet to come. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol has never been out of print and has been adapted to film, opera, and other media.
Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it. And Scrooge's name was good upon 'Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to. Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail.
"A christmas carol"
This is Charles Dickens' classic story about the trials and redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge. Dickens found his Ebenezer Scrooge in an Edinburgh graveyard; Roger Worrod's performance takes Scrooge back to his Scottish roots, providing what has been called "the finest Christmas Carol on the market".
"Every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding," says Scrooge. Mean old Scrooge despises Christmas...until Christmas Eve, when a haunted voice from the past changes his life overnight. You know the story; now experience the marvel of the book.
Having abandoned hope that his beloved youngest son, John, will ever return home, aging family patriarch Branch Callahan cancels Christmas. When all appears lost, a mysterious visitor arrives at his mansion on her Honda Gold Wing and takes him for a ride that challenges him to recall the blessings in his life. Will this journey on a cold Christmas Eve restore Branch's faith in miracles?
Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic—written in time for the 1843 holiday season—sold out its initial printing of 6,000 copies in one day. It remains Dickens’ most widely read and best-loved work, guaranteed to warm and uplift with the simplicity of its message and the depth of its honest truths. Bah! Humbug! It’s Christmas Eve and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is in a foul temper—good cheer and joyful spending turn his very insides to vinegar.
"Wonderful tale! Fantastic performance!"