Submerge yourself in classic BBC Dickens dramatisations that, like the great novelist's work, have stood the test of time.
The majesty of Charles Dickens' storytelling is captured in this DVD boxset that brings together BBC dramatisations of eight of the acclaimed author's classic novels. From the touching 1985 dramatisation of the semi-autobiographical Oliver Twist to the moving A Christmas Carol that sidesteps mawkish sentimentality and instead, offers viewers an affecting and sincere drama, each TV adaptation will delight fans of the author – and win over a generation of new ones.
Starring a wealth of celebrated actors including Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins, John Mills and many more, the Charles Dickens Collection celebrates the author's work with authentic and beautifully-played mini TV-series from a broadcaster that is world-renowned for its adaptations.
In chronological order, the adaptations featured in this set are:
- A Christmas Carol (1977)
- A Tale of Two Cities (1980)
- The Pickwick Papers (1985)
- Oliver Twist (1985)
- Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
- Our Mutual Friend (1998)
- David Copperfield (1999)
- Great Expectations (1999)
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