Charles Dickens bicentenary: The Dickens industry


As the 200th anniversary of the birth of author Charles Dickens approaches, events are being held around the world to mark the occasion.

Dickens' work has long been a worldwide industry and from California to the Netherlands events are being held to celebrate the writings of the Victorian author, who spent much of his career in Kent.

Charles Dickens' bicentenary is on 7 February.