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A Christmas carol

Title
A Christmas carol
Genre
Fiction; Music; Serial
TX Date
Dec 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:17:58
Description
Reading of the first part of Chapter One of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Excerpt recounts Ebenezer Scrooge in the counting house of Scrooge and Marley on Christmas Eve with his clerk, his meeting with his nephew and two gentlemen collecting funds for the poor, and finishes before Scrooge returns home to meet the ghost of his dead partner. Concludes with a choir singing the carol God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. Male reader not identified (poss. Robert Stephens).
Contributors
Charles Dickens; Robert Stephens?
Keywords
Authors; Novels; Christmas; Radio book readings; Charles Dickens; Carols; A Christmas Carol; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

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