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High Society by Deborah Davis
Directed by Tracey Neale
BBC Radio 4 - 16.05.2007
Episode 3 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.


Attending the opening of Parliament by the new young Queen Victoria, Dickens finds himself rubbing shoulders with the great and the good, in particular the alluring Lady Kames. Will this elevation compromise his editorial judgment, especially when a scandalous story emerges?


  • Dickens....Jamie Glover
  • Jack....Freddy White
  • Agnes....Jasmine Hyde
  • Lord Henry Kames....Robert Bathurst
  • Lady Belinda Kames....Juliet Aubrey
  • William Percy....Bertie Carvel
  • Robert....John Dougall
  • James....Sam Dale
  • Mrs Slingsby....Melinda Walker

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