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Happy 200th, Mr Dickens!

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) receiving his characters - William Holbrook Beard (1872)

Charles Dickens was born on this day, 7th February, in 18 12.

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth, you can watch a BBC cartoon of The Life of Charles Dickens and also find out about Dickens the Performer, courtesy of Simon Callow (along with many other Dickensian goodies over on YouTube).

If you are interested in Shakespeare connections, visit the Acting Shakespeare Blog.



Comments on: "Happy 200th, Mr Dickens!" (1)

  1. […] Here you can read about Charles Dickens, Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon, and you can find Simon Callow on Dickens the Performer and a BBC cartoon of The Life of Charels Dickens over on the Discover Fine Acting Blog. […]


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