Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is possibly the most popular ghost story in the English language.
It may seem weird that Christmas has a famous ghost story, but the reality is that Christmas ghost stories were a tradition in Victorian England.
I think the Christmas Ghost Story needs to make a comeback, and so I’m going to talk about the history, and modern examples, and top it off by telling a few stories myself!
So, light a candle, get your favorite beverage…
And turn out the lights.
May you have a great 2018!
I hope you enjoy the episode.
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Movies covered, and additional suggestions:
The Tractate Middoth (TV-2013)
Whistle and I’ll Come to You (TV-1968)
Dr. Who Christmas Special: “The Snowmen” (TV-2012)
A Warning to the Curious (TV-1972)
Lost Hearts (TV-1973)
The Signalman (TV-1976)
A Christmas Carol (1935)
Mummers Plays of the UK