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A thrilling and innovative transportation to a place where the most famous characters from Charles Dickens’s novels intertwine and exist together.

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Featuring some of the most iconic characters from Dickens in one setting, Tony Jordan's Dickensian takes you to a world where Scrooge (Ned Dennehy) meets Fagin (Anton Lesser), and a young Miss Havisham (Tuppence Middleton) might find love. With a body discovered on Christmas Eve, Inspector Bucket (Stephen Rea) will have his work cut out as he delves into the sometimes-murky lives of the people who surround him.

Packed with romance and intrigue, Dickensian delivers a rollercoaster ride of twists and turns to surprise and delight viewers to the final episode. 

Critically acclaimed, Dickensian is a period drama, as we've never seen it before.

“brilliant BBC re-imagining" - The Independent

“This 200-year-old treat in 21st-century wrapping was an ingeniously conceived, handsomely crafted gift - signed, with love, from Jordan and Dickens.” - The Telegraph

"Could there be a more welcome Christmas present than the discovery of more Dickens?" - The Times ★★★★★

Other cast includes: Omid Djalili, Pauline Collins, Caroline Quentin, Sophie Rundle, Tom Weston-Jones, Joseph Quinn and Phoebe Dynevor. Writer: Tony Jordan, Sarah Phelps, Simon Winstone, Julie Rutterford, Justin Young, Chloe Moss.

Dickensian is a Red Planet Pictures production for BBC One and distributed by BBC Studios.