CBC: A Christmas Carol: Redux

February 26, 2010
Filed under: Audio Drama, Online Audio 

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Ready, Set, Panic wrote, produced, and directed a one-hour radio special for CBC Radio that aired on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day 2009. They describe it as “a modern spin on the classic Scrooge tale, with 98.4% more comedy than the original.” Here is clip from the start of the program, featuring narrator Russell Thomas:

And here’s the podcast, just 302 days early for Xmas:

A Christmas Carol: ReduxA Christmas Carol: Redux
Loosely adapted from the story by Charles Dickens; Performed by a full cast
1 |MP3| – Approx. 54 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Podcaster: CBC Radio
Podcast: January 6, 2010
A Christmas Carol: Redux” gives a 21st century, dark comedic spin to the Charles Dickens classic. Set in the present day, with a crumbling economy and skyrocketing unemployment, cheapskate Scrooge refuses to share his wealth with those less fortunate. Join our narrator, Russell Thomas, as he recounts this classic Christmas tale with visits by The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future (all while he battles his own ghost: The Ghost of Recent Divorce).

Podcast feed:

http://www.cbc.ca/podcasting/includes/xmascarolredux.xml

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Posted by Jesse Willis

P.S. CBC Radio is being very Scrooge-like by not releasing The Adventures Of Apocalypse Al!

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