From Little Nell to Miss Havisham, Dickens’ Women tells the story of Charles Dickens’ life through his beloved characters. Co-written and performed by Miriam Margolyes, best known for her role as Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter films, this one-women show is a celebration of her infectious passion for Dickens’ work.
Taking on 23 different Dickensian characters, many of whom were inspired by real people such as Mary Hogwarth – Dickens Sister-in-Law, Margolyes showcases her astonishing versatility as a performer.
Dickens’ Women delighted audiences across the world in 2012 as Margolyes took her Olivier nominated show on tour for the bicentenary of Dicken’s birth.
Charles Dickens is regarded by many as one of the greatest novelists to ever have lived. Now synonymous with the Victorian era, Dickens created some of the best-known fictional characters of all time and his books have been adapted and his stories retold countless times. Here are some of his best quotes.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a classic tale. So, get comfy and listen to our special festive reading of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens…