The Mystery of Edwin Drood + Q&A

Kicking off the BFI's three-month celebration of Dickens on Screen, the cast and crew of The Mystery of Edwin Drood discuss working on the new TV adaptation, following a preview of the first episode.

Actors Rory Kinnear and Freddie Fox talk about the challenges of embodying Dickens's unique characters. Director Diarmuid Lawrence reveals the challenges of adapting an incomplete novel for the screen, and discusses the surprisingly modern elements of the novel and the appearance of the only Asian characters to feature in Dickens's body of work.



 

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