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Mystery of Charles Dickens, The

Synopsis
A recording of Simon Callow’s one-man show at the Albery Theatre, London, which ran from 2000 to 2002. The play was written by Peter Ackroyd. As well as recreating scenes from Dickens’ novels, Ackroyd also explores the writer’s famous reading tours of Britain and America and provides a fascinating social history of 19th century London.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2002
Year of production
2002
Availability
Out of distribution
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature; History
Keywords
Dickens, Charles (1812-1870); English literature; performances; social history

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0
Price
£16.99 (inclusive)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
90 minutes
Year
2003

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£14.99 (inclusive)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
90 minutes
Year
2003

Distributor

Name

British Theatre Guide Video Shop

Web
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Name

Heritage Theatre

Email
info@heritagetheatre.com
Web
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Phone
020 7243 2750
Address
8 Clanricarde Gardens
London
W2 4NA

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