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
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.
Simon Callow brings Charles Dickens to life with a host of his colourful characters.