Charles Dickens

Actor Choularton brings to life a ‘misunderstood’ character

Actor Choularton brings to life a ‘misunderstood’ character

ENCINITAS — Award-winning British actor Ron Choularton, who has become a favorite as Ebenezer Scrooge in productions of “A Christmas Carol” at the North Coast Repertory Theatre and New Village Arts Theatre, returns as the crusty curmudgeon in a staged reading of the Charles Dickens classic at the Encinitas Library Community Room Dec. 15.

Remembering the great Charles Dickens on his bicentennial

Remembering the great Charles Dickens on his bicentennial

Two centuries ago — on Feb. 7, 1812 — Charles John Huffam Dickens entered the earthly stage. Born into an impoverished family, his father having served a term in debtor’s prison, Charles, worked as a child slave in a London blacking factory.The rags-to-riches life of Charles Dickens’s was more remarkable than any of his stories. […]