Dickensian

A unified Charles Dickens universe is coming to TV.

TV and movie adaptations of classic novels were once the easiest way to cheat on reading a book in high school. Wikipedia pretty much changed that, but I like to hope there are still high school kids somewhere who turn to moving images as a shortcut to understanding authors like Charles Dickens. If there are, the planned BBC series Dickensian might really mess them up.

The show will pull together a variety Dickens characters into one story, including characters from Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol, Bleak House, and Oliver Twist. Read More »