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Summary

'If I had my way, every idiot who goes around with Merry Christmas on his lips, would be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. Merry Christmas? Bah humbug!'

Charles Dickens' ghostly tale of sour and stingy miser Ebenezer Scrooge has captivated readers, listeners and audiences for over 150 years. This Christmas, Audible Studios brings this story to life in an audio drama featuring an all-star cast.

Starring: Sir Derek Jacobi as Dickens, Kenneth Cranham as Ebenezer Scrooge, Roger Allam as Jacob Marley, Brendan Coyle as The Ghost Of Christmas Past, Miriam Margolyes as The Ghost Of Christmas Present, Tim Mcinnerny as The Ghost Of Christmas Yet To Come, Jamie Glover as Bob Cratchit, Emily Bruni as Mrs. Cratchit, Jenna Coleman as Belle, Joshua James as Young Scrooge And Hugh Skinner as Fred

©2016 Audible, Ltd. (P)2016 Audible, Ltd.

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THANK YOU 🎄🤶🏻🎄& Merry Christmas

Where does FREE: A Christmas Carol rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
This audio full cast drama is most enjoyable. The cast are perfect & the production just as it should be. It is very nice to receive a free present that one actually wants. Even though this is a classic that has been re produced dozens of times, this version is atmospheric and stays true to the storyline with the crazy oddball characters we all love. A good choice Audible.uk.

12 of 13 people found this review helpful

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  • Lo
  • 17-01-17

Great Christmas treat

This was a great retelling of a classic.
The cast did a great job of bringing the story to life.
Thank audible for the free gift. :)

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A Christmas treat

What an excellent retelling of this story. Performances were as you would expect from such performers .Although the tale is well known it was a joy to listen to and I would thoroughly recommend it to almost anyone.

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beautiful

Read , heard , seen the story before and still I am moved once more , it made me smile , it brought a tear in the corner of my eye ...thanks

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Delightful

Wonderfully performed and really enjoyed revisiting a Christmas Carol with a hot toddy and my feet up, Merry Christmas 😊

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Merry Christmas

This is a very enjoyable version of a true classic, made all the better by the various voice actors who bring the tale to life and make you want to continue to listen. 5/5

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A Christmas Present

Everything about it was good; in fact it was very good. Thank you Audio for a wonderful Christmas present.

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great adaptation

very engaging will probably listen every Christmas 🎄. enjoyed the spirits. Not a bah humbug in sight.

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Just Brilliant

Beautifully done, well worth a listen, loved that it got slightly haunting with the third ghost

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  • JPH
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  • 26-12-16

A classic Christmas Tale

This is a classic Christmas tale & the performances & narration by Derek Jacobi perfect.

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  • 29-12-16

Classic

Classic story, one that hopefully every generation can at least enjoy once in its original form. Timless & still enjoyable

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  • Helen
  • 24-12-16

A Christmas classic

Excellent quality production. The well known story was brought to life by these talented narrators. Lovely to listen too.