Miser Ebenezer Scrooge (Sid James) makes the life of his clerk, Bob Cratchit (Bernard Bresslaw) a misery. A visit from the spirit of Christmas Past (Charles Hawtrey) warns him that he will be shown the error of his ways by visits from the Spirits of Christmas present (Barbara Windsor) and future (Bernard Bresslaw) Becoming generous and helpful Scrooge finances Dr Frank N Stein ( Terry Scott) for his experiments. Scrooge is then thrown into the world of pantomime and meets poor Cinderella (Barbara Windsor) at the beck and call of her ugly sisters(Peter Butterworth and Terry Scott) With some camp help from Buttons (Charles Hawtrey) and the Fairy Godmother (Frankie Howerd) Scrooge resolves to embrace the spirit of Christmas. Unfortunately he lavishes affection on a passer-by (Hattie Jacques) and is arrested by a policeman ( Bernard Bresslaw) .
Did You Know?
The rehearsals for this seasonal offering were held in a yacht club, just down the road from the actual studios. See more
When Robert, disguised as the Doctor, kisses Elizabeth, the position of their heads makes it impossible for the mustache to transfer to Elizabeth's face. See more
[the Ghost has kicked the chamber pot full of coins
You've struck gold, there!
Spirit of Christmas Past
Your chamber of commerce, I suppose!