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The Mystery of Charles Dickens

Bringing Dickens to life with a host of his colourful characters - Simon Callow's exhilarating one-man show. From 2001.

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.

Take an unforgettable and mesmerising journey into the life and times of one of our best-loved Victorian writers.

Exhilarating one-man show written by Peter Ackroyd.

Producer: Stephen Wright

Director: Gemma McMullan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2001.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 27 Mar 2022 04:00

Broadcasts

  • Sun 30 Sep 2007 10:00
  • Sun 30 Sep 2007 20:00
  • Sun 28 Dec 2008 10:00
  • Sun 28 Dec 2008 20:00
  • Sat 9 Jan 2010 13:00
  • Sun 10 Jan 2010 01:00
  • Sat 31 Dec 2011 06:00
  • Sat 31 Dec 2011 16:00
  • New Year's Day 2012 04:00
  • Sat 22 Jun 2013 06:00
  • Sat 22 Jun 2013 16:00
  • Sun 23 Jun 2013 04:00
  • Sat 31 Dec 2016 06:00
  • Sat 31 Dec 2016 16:00
  • New Year's Day 2017 04:00
  • Sat 15 Jun 2019 06:00
  • Sat 15 Jun 2019 16:00
  • Sun 16 Jun 2019 04:00
  • Sat 26 Mar 2022 06:00
  • Sat 26 Mar 2022 16:00
  • Sun 27 Mar 2022 04:00