The London townhouse where Charles Dickens penned Oliver Twist and fathered two of his 10 children has just reopened after a £3.1 million (HK$39.06 million) facelift as the climax of the bicentenary of his birth.Saturday, 22 December, 2012, 2:36am
Tomorrow, bookworms all over the world will be wishing 'Happy Birthday!' to a novelist who wrote some of the greatest works of fiction ever published: Charles Dickens.
He was born on February 7, 1812 and died on June 8, 1870.7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
'Tis the season to read reflective columns that refer to those less fortunate than ourselves and Ebenezer Scrooge, and then attempt to send the reader away smiling with a feeble joke.
As British comedian Stephen Fry once asked, why aren't we thinking about those less fortunate than ourselves all year round?22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Michael Harley narrates a festive show incorporating song, drama and story-telling by Katterwall's Kassia Women's Choir and Kassia Men's Chorus (above) that's a take on Charles Dickens' seasonal morality tale about an elderly miser who gets visited by Christmas spirits. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2575 393115 Dec 2008 - 12:00am
PLK Lee Shing Pik College
'Bah! Humbug!' Who do you think says that? Just to give a hint, it's a man who hates Christmas! Yes, it's Scrooge, the mean old miser in Charles Dickens' novel: A Christmas Carol.
On March 21, the theatre troupe Chunky Onion came to our school to present its adaptation of the classic Victorian novel.16 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
EBENEZER SCROOGE RETURNS
The Scrooge is a special Christmas show presented by Uncle Dave.
The play is a hilarious adaptation of the classic tale A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. It will be staged at Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House, in Central on December 11 and 12, at 11.30am, with a matinee at 2.30pm on the second day.3 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
A Christmas Carol: The Northern Ballet Theatre, a classical dance drama company from Britain, presents a faithful adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel, telling the story of the miserly Scrooge who is visited by the ghosts of Christmases past, present and future. December 19-21, 7.15pm. Beizhan Theatre, Xizimenwai Dajie. Xicheng District, Beijing.15 Dec 2000 - 12:00am