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    • Ep. 1: Marley's Ghost

    • By: Charles Dickens, RD Carstairs - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Roger Allam, Jenna Coleman, Brendan Coyle, and others
    • Length: 46 mins
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    On a freezing, bleak Christmas Eve in London, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge sits in his counting house, resenting the holiday and all who celebrate it. But, contrary to what he has planned for, Mr. Scrooge won't be spending the evening alone. He's about to get a visit from a very old friend--one he thought he'd never see again.

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    • Ep. 5: The End of It

    • By: Charles Dickens, RD Carstairs - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Roger Allam, Jenna Coleman, Brendan Coyle, and others
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Finally, it's Christmas morning, and Mr. Scrooge awakens a changed man. His greed, selfishness and spite have been transformed into generosity and selflessness. He has been taught a lesson about kindness that he will not soon forget.

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    • Ep. 3: The Second of the Three Spirits

    • By: Charles Dickens, RD Carstairs - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Roger Allam, Jenna Coleman, Brendan Coyle, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    The next spectral visitor takes a more current approach, bringing Mr. Scrooge into the cheerful but painfully sparse home of his only employee, Bob Cratchit. Watching the family celebrate, despite their circumstances, Scrooge experiences something he hasn't felt in a long time--empathy.

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    • Ep. 2: The First of the Three Spirits

    • By: Charles Dickens, RD Carstairs - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Roger Allam, Jenna Coleman, Brendan Coyle, and others
    • Length: 42 mins
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    It's the middle of the night, and Mr. Scrooge, with a little ghostly help, is returning to buried memories of his youth: childhood friends, holidays spent alone, broken engagements. It's all a litte too much to bear.

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    • Ep. 4: The Last of the Spirits

    • By: Charles Dickens, RD Carstairs - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Roger Allam, Jenna Coleman, Brendan Coyle, and others
    • Length: 31 mins
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    With the final visitor of the night, Mr. Scrooge gets to peak at a rather grim future: his. A funeral attended only for the free lunch and no one to feel grief over his death, only relief, are enough to convince Mr. Scrooge. It's time to change his ways.

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