Charles Dickens – 200th Anniversary Collection




Charles Dickens – 200th Anniversary Collection


Charles Dickens – 200th Anniversary Collection

Experience the timeless tales of Charles Dickens with the 200th Anniversary Collection. This collection features a range of BBC drama series adapted from Dickens’ novels, bringing his iconic characters and stories to life.

Great Expectations (2011)

Follow the journey of Pip, a young boy who encounters the escaped criminal Magwitch on the marshes. This fateful encounter sets in motion a series of events that will shape both of their futures. As Pip grows up, he finds himself drawn to the wealthy Miss Havisham’s grand house, where he becomes a playmate for her adopted daughter, Estella. With the hope of becoming a gentleman worthy of Estella’s love, Pip moves to London under the guardianship of lawyer Jaggers.

Little Dorrit (2008)

Step into the world of the Dorrit family, who have spent years in a debtors’ prison. Youngest daughter Amy, known as Little Dorrit, finds work with the wealthy Mrs Clenham but knows that her father’s imprisonment is likely to be permanent. When Arthur Clenham suspects his late father’s involvement in the Dorrits’ plight, he becomes determined to make amends. However, as he uncovers the mysteries of their shared past, he unknowingly puts his own mother’s house at risk.

Immerse Yourself in Dickens’ World

With the Charles Dickens – 200th Anniversary Collection, you can immerse yourself in the captivating world of Dickens’ characters and stories. From the haunting marshes of Great Expectations to the intricate web of secrets in Little Dorrit, each adaptation brings to life the rich tapestry of Dickens’ imagination.

FAQs

  1. Are the adaptations faithful to Dickens’ novels?
  2. Yes, the BBC drama series in this collection stay true to the essence of Dickens’ original works while adding their own unique interpretations.

  3. Can I watch these series online?
  4. Yes, you can stream these series on various online platforms or purchase the DVD collection.

  5. Are there any bonus features included?
  6. Some editions of the collection may include bonus features such as behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the cast and crew.

Rediscover the Magic of Dickens

Join us in celebrating the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth with this remarkable collection of BBC drama series. Whether you’re a lifelong fan or new to his works, these adaptations will transport you to a world of unforgettable characters and timeless stories.

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