The Charlie Drake Show: 23 December 1960

UK, 23 December 1960
black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: The Charlie Drake Show (1960-1961)

A British fantasy television episode produced by Ronald Marsh.

Plot Summary

Comedian Charlie Drake appears in a pastiche of various Charles Dickens novels, including A Christmas Carol.


* = uncredited

Producer: Ronald Marsh
Script: Charlie Drake, Richard Waring
Based on the novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens *
Music by: Harry Rabinowitz and Orchestra
Designer: Frederick Knapman

Charlie Drake (Bob Cratchit)
Philip Locke (Scrooge)
Fred Stone (first gentleman)
Kenneth Thornett (second gentleman)
Jennifer Brown (Nancy)
Howard Lang (Bill Sikes)
Kenneth Gouge (David Copperfield)
Edwin Richfield (Mr Murdstone)
Lloyd Pearson (Mr Pickwick)
Marjory Hawtrey (Miss Havisham)
Frazer Hines (Nicholas Nickleby)
Austin Trevor (Mr Micawber)
Martin Benson (Fagin)
Peter Delamar (the artful dodger)
Hennie Scott (Oliver Twist)
William Lyon Brown (ghost of Jacob Marley)


A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens’s Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.189 – credits