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Why Are We In Afghanistan? by Mike Walker
Directed by Tracey Neale
BBC Radio 4 - 14.07.2008
Episode 6 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.


Dickens and his team find themselves caught up in a web of espionage, intrigue and dark deeds at the Russian Embassy, culminating in a heroic balloon chase across the London skyline.


  • Charles Dickens....Dan Stevens
  • Agnes Paxton....Eleanor Howell
  • Daniel Parker....Andrew Buchan
  • Nadia Durova....Rachel Atkins
  • Alex Burns....Dan Starkey
  • Joseph Paxton....John Dougall
  • Bishop....John Rowe
  • Ivan Vitkovich....Chris Pavlo

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