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Gangs of London by Mike Walker
Directed by David Hunter
BBC Radio 4 - 09.06.2008
Episode 1 Series 2 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.


New criminal gangs are active on the streets of London. A mugging of their financier Joseph Paxton points Dickens and his investigative team to a connection between the gangs and a plot to rock the very heart of the financial world.


  • Charles Dickens....Dan Stevens
  • Agnes Paxton....Eleanor Howell
  • Jack Marshall....Freddy White
  • Daniel Parker....Andrew Buchan
  • Joseph Paxton....John Dougall
  • Mickey's Jim....Gerard Murphy
  • Iron Billy....John Rowe
  • Gasman....Ben Crowe
  • Harry....Stephen Critchlow
  • Thug....Chris Pavlo
  • Woman....Liz Sutherland

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