November 1843, and in the London study of Charles Dickens, writer’s
block has struck! His annual Christmas story is due in a matter of
days, and the famed author is struggling. He wants to tell the story
of the poor and desperate in the city, but for the first time in his
illustrious career, words fail him!
Margaret and Elizabeth, two of Dickens’ adolescent nieces. The
girls have come to London for a week’s visit with their beloved
Uncle Charlie and Aunt Catherine. The aspiring young writers learn of
their uncle’s plight and hatch a plan to help him write his story.
the trio of scribes collaborates, the classic tale that we know as “A
Christmas Carol” comes to life in Dickens’ study. The familiar
characters enter and exit and the writers move in and out of the
scenes, making subtle changes and crafting the world’s most famous
ghost story. It’s “A Christmas Carol” as you’ve never seen it