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Afternoon Play: Dickens Confidential


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New series
1/6. Railway Kings.
Charles Dickens was, for a time, editor of a daily paper. This series, writtten by Mike Walker, imagines how Dickens might have brought the news to the masses.
As editor of a new campaigning weekly The Herald Charles Dickens has just appointed a chief correspondent, Jack Marshall, an eager and rather handsome young man. His first assignment is to find who, or what. is responsible for a tragic railway accident.
Violin played by Tamsin Astbury
Producer/Director David Hunter


Writer: Mike Walker
Violin Played By: Tamsin Astbury
Producer/Director: David Hunter
Charles Dickens: Jamie Glover
Jack: Freddy White
Agnes: Jasmine Hyde
Joseph Paxton: John Dougall
Howerd: Sam Dale
Mickey's Jim: Gerard Murphy
Bristol Jenny: Alex Tregear
Widow: Rachel Bavldge
Navvy: Anthony Glennon

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Afternoon Play: Dickens Confidential

BBC Radio 4 FM, 2 May 2007 14.15

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