The Charles Dickens BBC Radio Drama Collection: The Later Years: Eight BBC Radio full-cast dramatisations


Unabridged Audiobook

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Book
6
Narrator
2
Release Date
March 2018
Duration
36 hours 35 minutes
Summary
Enthralling radio dramatisations of eight of Charles Dickens' much-loved novels.

Charles Dickens is one of the most renowned authors of all time, and this second digital volume of the dramatised canon of his work includes eight of his classic novels.

This collection includes the epic masterpiece David Copperfield, described by Dickens as his ‘favourite child’; suspenseful mystery Bleak House; Dickens’ most openly political novel, Hard Times and Little Dorrit, a sweeping tale of imprisonment, poverty and riches. Also included are A Tale of Two Cities, set during the French Revolution; coming-of-age novel Great Expectations; sweeping satire of wealth and corruption Our Mutual Friend and Dickens’ final, unfinished story The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

With a star cast including Robert Glenister, Robert Lindsay, Honeysuckle Weeks, Kenneth Cranham, Sir Ian McKellen, Alison Steadman, Geraldine McEwan, Andrew Scott and Ian Holm, these radio adaptations bring Dickens’ imaginative world to colourful, captivating life.

Track listing:
1-20: David Copperfield
21-25: Bleak House
26-29: Hard Times
30-34: Little Dorrit
35-39: A Tale of Two Cities
40-45: Great Expectations
46-65: Our Mutual Friend
66-70: The Mystery of Edwin Drood
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A totally engrossing rendering of some of Dicken's best know works. Thoroughly enjoyable from the beginning to the end. Suberbly acted and narrated with atmospheric sound effects.

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