Dickensian by Harry Bradbeer

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  • Drama,
  • Social conditions,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Social life and customs

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Characters from several Charles Dickens novels living in the same Victorian London neighborhood look on as Inspector Bucket investigates the murder of Ebenezer Scrooge"s partner Jacob Marley.

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Statementproducer, David Boulter ; written by Tony Jordan, Sarah Phelps, Simon Winstone, Julie Rutterford, Justin Young, Chloe Moss ; directed by Harry Bradbeer, Philippa Langdale, Mark Brozel, Andy Hay
ContributionsMiddleton, Tuppence, 1987- actor, Rundle, Sophie, actor, Moen, Alexandra, actor, Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
LC ClassificationsPN1992.77 .D53 2017
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] /
Pagination3 videodiscs (615 min.)
Number of Pages615
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26947120M
LC Control Number2017048727

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