Ebenezer Scrooge

Four Reasons to Love the 'Muppet Christmas Carol'

Charlotte Buxton | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Buxton

We spend every Christmas Eve indoors watching The Muppet Christmas Carol. There is no better way to kick off Christmas proceedings than this film, and here's why...

Growing Up Without Christmas

Joel Tennant | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joel Tennant

Hating Christmas is exhausting and just as tiresome and clichéd as all the constantly replayed songs, and yet loving it seems like a chore all the same. When you are brought up as a Jehovah's Witness, the world of Christmas festivities looks very different.

And Your Favourite Ever Dickens Character Is...

PA | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home

Reformed miser Ebenezer Scrooge has been voted the most popular Charles Dickens character, according to a poll held to mark the 200th anniversary of t...

Meet The Real-Life Ebenezer Scrooge

Posted 20.02.2012 | Home

"Darkness is cheap, and Scrooge liked it," wrote Charles Dickens in A Christmas Carol. Now, a campaign is running to honour the real-life MP who i...

'Bah humbug!' - Jeremy Paxman Branded A 'Scrooge' For Banning Christmas Tree On Newsnight Set

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Many, many, many men have played Ebenezer Scrooge over the years. Kesley Grammar's had a crack at the infamous grump, as has Patrick Stewart, James Ea...

When You've Got Lemsip, Who Needs Love?

Ellie Slee | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Comedy
Ellie Slee

Following on from my point on festive disappointment, I come to yet another yuletide mind boggler, namely the distinct lack of Christmas sympathy (Sch...