A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

Listen again to A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

The classic Christmas ghost story about Ebenezer Scrooge is told in 9 episodes and read by Alan Smith.

All 9 episodes of Dickens's Christmas tale are available to play at any time, in the classroom or at home. Simply click on the episode links below.

Each episode is accompanied by a short synopsis and a printable transcript, for the children to follow as they listen. There is also a set of Programme notes which include suggestions for follow-up activities to each episode.

Programmes to download

Programmes to download at any time

Download programmes

A collection of programmes to download as mp3 files at any time. Includes dance and music.

Podcasts

Podcasts

Current podcasts

See all School Radio and other Learning podcasts available from the BBC Podcast Directory.

The Tales of Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

Enjoy our new collection of Beatrix Potter's well-known tales retold by an all-star cast for a young audience.

Just Think...

Just Think

Just Think...

Get to grips with life’s big questions with our new series ‘Just Think…’

Contact us

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Contact us

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WW1 commemoration

WW1 Performance Pack

WW1 Performance Pack

Commemorate the outbreak of WW1 by staging our specially-written play 'Archie Dobson's War'.

Private Peaceful - listen now!

Click to listen to Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Private Peaceful

All 13 episodes of Michael Morpurgo's moving WW1 story are available to listen to online.

Teacher's notes

Teacher's Notes

Online Teacher's Notes

Notes to support the programmes. For Autumn 2014 onwards Notes are on individual series pages.