A retelling of Dickens’ famous novel about the trials and tribulations of the poor young orphan boy, Oliver. Follow his journey from the appalling conditions of a nineteenth-century workhouse to London.
One bleak and windy evening, 8-year-old Pip meets an escaped convict on the marshes. Shortly afterwards, he is summoned to Satis House, the derelict, gloomy home of the strange, reclusive Miss Havisham. Here, Pip meets and falls in love with the beautiful, cold-hearted Estella but can they ever be together?
A simplified version of a great British classic.
It is 1852 and three young people meet for the first time in the High Court of Chancery. They are the latest victims to be caught in the long-running court case of Jarndyce vs Jarndyce. A case which has caused the financial and moral breakdown of many previous claimants.
When David Copperfield’s father dies, his mother is forced to marry Edward Murdstone, a cruel and domineering man. David’s early life is one of poverty and hardship. Finally the young boy runs away to Dover and takes refuge with a lost aunt. David goes on to make many friends and finds great success, but he must endure much suffering and loss along the way.
A romantic tragedy set against the background of the French Revolution. The story has been the source of a number of film adaptations.
Charles Dickens often thrilled audiences by reading aloud these tales of the supernatural.
Dickens’ sinister story of murder and intrigue set in London in the 1860s
A retelling of Dickens’ famous story of the transformation of the cold-hearted miser, Ebenezer Scrooge.