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A report from Caitlin Coxon upon our April event on the 2015 BBC series, Dickensian, featuring Ruth McElroy and Holly Furneaux in discussion.
An extract from The Sunday Times reveals some of the plans for the cancelled second series of Dickensian.
Tony Jordan speaks to TV Drama in March 2016 about how he went about reimagining the world of Dickens and the characters that inhabit it.
You can find tickets for our Dickensian event here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cardiff-booktalk-dickensian-tickets-32872743260?aff=eac2
Join us for a special BookTalk event focused on Tony Jordan’s television series Dickensian, a mashup based on Charles Dickens’s immortal Victorian novels. Prof. Holly Furneaux, the academic adviser to the series, will be in discussion with Dr Ruth McElroy, a specialist in broadcast media and adaptation.