The Charles Dickens BBC Radio Drama Collection: The Early Years: Seven BBC Radio full-cast dramatisations
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Date: March 2018
Duration: 35 hours 7 minutes
Captivating radio dramatisations of seven of Charles Dickens' most famous novels.
Charles Dickens is one of the most renowned authors of all time, and this first digital volume of the dramatised canon of his work includes seven of his most popular novels.
This collection includes the episodic adventure Nicholas Nickleby, comic tale The Pickwick Papers, poignant melodrama The Old Curiosity Shop and the much-loved Oliver Twist. Plus, there’s the gripping historical novel Barnaby Rudge, picaresque comedy Martin Chuzzlewit and bittersweet tale of family relationships Dombey and Son.
With their compelling plots, larger-than-life characters and vivid descriptions of Victorian life, Dickens’ stories have captivated generations of readers. These radio adaptations bring out all the hope and happiness, pathos and tragedy, satire and social realism of his seven classic masterpieces.
Among the star cast are Anna Massey, Alex Jennings, Phil Daniels, Julia McKenzie, Tim McInnerny and Robert Glenister.
1-6: The Pickwick Papers
7-12: Oliver Twist
13-42: Nicholas Nickleby
43-67: The Old Curiosity Shop
68-70: Barnaby Rudge
71-80: Martin Chuzzlewit
81-100: Dombey and Son