'A Christmas Carol' - Character Guide

EBENEZER SCROOGE

A miserable, greedy, selfish businessman. Scrooge's only aim in life is to gain as much wealth as possible. His experience with the ghosts has a massive impact on him, changing him forever.

BOB CRATCHIT

Scrooge's clerk. He is a kind, quiet man, and his large family is very poor.

TINY TIM CRATCHIT

Bob Cratchit's son. Tiny Tim has been crippled from birth, yet he is a warm, caring, gentle character.

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST

The spirit that shows Scrooge his past.

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT

The spirit that shows Scrooge his present.

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS YET TO COME

The spirit that shows Scrooge his future, if he fails to change his ways.

JACOB MARLEY

Scrooge's former business partner who died several years earlier. His ghost visits Scrooge and warns him of leading a life of greed and selfishness.

FRED

Fred is Scrooge's nephew. He is a happy and kind man who loves Christmas. Each year he invites Scrooge to his family's Christmas dinner, and each year Scrooge declines.

FEZZIWIG

A merchant whom Scrooge worked as an apprentice for. He was a jolly man who put on excellent Christmas parties for his friends, family and employees.

BELLE

A woman whom a young Scrooge loved deeply and was engaged to marry. Belle ended the relationship after Scrooge became obsessed with pursuing wealth over all else.