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BBC Radio 4 - 30.05.2007
Episode 5 Series 1 of Dickens Confidential
Series of plays looking at how Charles Dickens, as the head of a daily paper, would have tackled bringing the news to the masses.


Dickens asks Jack to investigate the death of a young boy at an iron foundry. But the story feels uncomfortably close to home for Dickens and he begins to question his motives. He is also still unaware of Agnes's involvement with the paper.


  • Dickens....Jamie Glover
  • Agnes....Jasmine Hyde
  • Mr Fell....Jonathan Keeble
  • Widow....Charlie Brooks
  • Billy....Harry Eden
  • Joseph Paxton....John Dougall
  • Factory Owner....Sam Dale

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