Listen at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007jvp1
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.
Callow’s exhilarating one-man show by Peter Ackroyd is an unforgettable and mesmerising journey into the life and times of one of our best-loved Victorian writers.
Producer: Stephen Wright
Director: Gemma McMullan
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.