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Peter Ackroyd - The Mystery of Charles Dickens

Fagin, Bill Sykes, Micawber and many more. Simon Callow recounts the remarkable life of Charles Dickens - with a showcase of the colourful characters in his novels.

Callow's exhilarating one-man show by Peter Ackroyd is an unforgettable and mesmerising journey into the life and times of one of our best-loved Victorian writers.

Producer: Stephen Wright
Director: Gemma McMullan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

New Year's Day 2017 04:00