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How Dickens's A Christmas Carol was almost called something else

The Dickens classic almost didn't come into being - but why?

You might not know this but A Christmas Carol almost didn't get published and was almost called something else...

It's all in a new film called The Man Who Invented Christmas, based on a book by Les Standiford.

Delve into the history of Dickens with Standiford and actor Simon Callow.

(Image: Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, credit: BBC)

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7 minutes