The Mystery of Charles Dickens (2002)

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    Simon Callow

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    United Kingdom

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A performance of the one-man stage play written by Peter Ackroyd recorded at the Albery Theatre, London. Based on Ackroyd's own biography of Charles Dickens, the two-act monologue combines his biographical narrative with Dickens' own recollections, other people's memories of Dickens, and extracts from the author's best-loved works.

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