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The Deal

Series of plays looking at how Charles Dickens, as the head of a daily paper, would have tackled bringing the news to the masses.

By Rob Kinsman.

When a timid doctor is accused of murdering his wealthy older lover, Dickens alone is convinced of his innocence. His journalistic team's investigations descend into the harsh territory of the debtors' prison. Everything, it seems, comes down to money.

Charles Dickens ...... Dan Stevens
Agnes Paxton ...... Eleanor Howell
Daniel Parker ...... Andrew Buchan
Brickman ...... Gerard McDermott
Harper ...... Stephen Critchlow
Blind Bill ...... John Rowe
Maria ...... Liz Sutherland
Dr Widdershins ...... Simon Treves
Prosecutor ...... Nyasha Hatendi
Turnkey ...... Dan Starkey
Judge ...... Chris Pavlo

Directed by David Hunter.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Tue 20 Oct 2009 14:15