Charles Dickens - Great Expectations

February 2012 marks the bicentenary of Victorian author Charles Dickens.

In this special edition of World Book Club, biographer Claire Tomalin talks to Harriett Gilbert about Dickens novel Great Expectations live from the BBC Radio Theatre, with actor Simon Callow.

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Sun 5 Feb 2012 14:05 GMT

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