Ex-councillor paints ‘Dickens Racist’ graffiti across museum dedicated to author

A former councillor has claimed responsibility for scrawling "Dickens Racist" across a museum dedicated to the celebrated author. Ian Driver, 53, was pictured daubing local landmarks in his hometown of Broadstairs, Kent with black paint and Victorian author Charles Dickens felt the brunt of his anger. The carer wore a denim jacket and cream shorts as he took to the streets in the dead of night...

Review: Irresistible Little Dickens strings us along with yuletide mischief

Ronnie Burkett recasts the story of Scrooge with filthy friends Esmé Massengill, Schnitzel and Edna Rural. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette Don’t leave me dangling: will Scrooge (a.k.a. Esmé Massengill) prove there’s more than a wooden heart beating inside her? Will Tiny Tim (a.k.a. Schnitzel) convince her that a puppet is for life, and not just for Christmas? Will the Ghosts of...