Four works by a master storyteller who wrote not just for his time, but for ours. Premiering on Masterpiece classic February 15-April 26, 2009.

Oliver Twist
February 15-22, 2009
A bold new adaptation starring Tom Hardy, Sophie Okonedo and Timothy Spall.

David Copperfield
March, 2009 (Check local listings)
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter films) plays young David Copperfield in his first starring role.



Little Dorrit
March 29-April 26, 2009
Dickens' most moving love story, adapted by Andrew Davies (Bleak House).

The Old Curiosity Shop
May 3, 2009
The saga of Little Nell is one of Dickens' most heartrending tales.

Masterpiece classic Schedule
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Teaching Dickens: A Masterpiece Guide
This guide helps middle and high school teachers engage students in their study of Dickens — in print as well as on film.

Dickens Book & Film Club
Download discussion questions, activities, recipes and more for the four works featured in The Tales of Charles Dickens.

Dickens Resources
Explore the work and world of Charles Dickens.

Charles Dickens Biography
Learn more about the life of the author.

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