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DVD's: Dickens

RU Library - Level 1

A Tale of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations

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Three classic films based on the novels of Charles Dickens

Bleak House

A BBC WGBH Boston co-production 2006

Produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark

Directed by Justin Chadwick and Susanna White

Our Mutual Friend (excellent)

A BBC TV production 2001

Directed by Julian Farino


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"Featuring Charles Dickens' most iconic characters as their paths cross in Victorian London. Dickensian is a world of love, romance and intrigue with secrets lurking round every corner and a murder story at its heart. Discover a world where Miss Havisham may still find love, Scrooge can meet Fagin and Jacob Marley's murderer is being hunted down by Inspector Bucket, one of fiction's first detectives"-

The Life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

The Royal Shakespeare Company 2003

Produced by Colin Callender

Directed by Jim Goddard

David Copperfield (outstanding)

BBC Worldwide 2001

Produced by Kate Harwood

Directed by Simon Curtis

The Invisible Woman

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Adapted from Clare Tomalin's book about the relationship between celebrated 19th-century novelist Charles Dickens and his mistress.

Little Dorrit

Squirrel Films 2005
Written and directed by Christine Edzard

Hard Times

Produced by Peter Eckersley 2007
Directed by John Irvin