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Christmas Carol, A

Synopsis
A television adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas story, keeping close to Dickens’ text, with John Le Mesurier as Marley’s Ghost, Bernard Lee as the Ghost of Christmas Present and Alvar Liddell as the narrator.
Series
Charles Dickens Collection
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1977
Notes
Combined with MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT, OLIVER TWIST, GREAT EXPECTATIONS, DAVID COPPERFIELD, PICKWICK PAPERS, OUR MUTUAL FRIEND and A TALE OF 2 CITIES in a 12-disc DVD set entitled CHARLES DICKENS COLLECTION.
Combined with MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT, OLIVER TWIST, and A TALE OF 2 CITIES in a 6-video boxed set entitled DICKENS BOXED SET 2
Subjects
English language and literature
Keywords
Dickens, Charles (1812-1870); Fiction in English; literature - English; television drama

Credits

Writer
Charles Dickens
Cast
Alvar Liddell 
Bernard Lee 
John Le Mesurier 
Michael Hordern 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£99.99 (combined with 3 other titles)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2005

Type
VHS
Price
£49.00 (combined with 3 other titles)
Availability
Hire
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2003

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

2 Entertain Video

Email
DVDenquiryline@bbc.com
Web
http://www.2entertainvideo.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7612 3000
Fax
020 7612 3003
Address
BBC Worldwide
33 Foley Street
London
W1W 7TL
Notes
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