Ebenezer Scrooge

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...