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Readings

Lady Dedlock and Esther, Andrew Davies

Honorary graduate and award-winning screenwriter, Andrew Davies reads the scene from Bleak House where Esther hears from Lady Dedlock the secret of her parentage.

Sketches by Boz, Dr Pablo Mukherjee

Dr Pablo Mukherjee from the University of Warwick's English and Comparative Literary Studies Department reads an extract from Dickens' 1836 collection Sketches by Boz.

Little Dorrit, Lucinda Hawksley

Author, art historian, public speaker and award-winning travel writer Lucinda Hawksley reads an extract from Dickens' 1857 novel Little Dorrit.

Little Dorrit, Gabrielle Mearns

Ms Gabrielle Mearns, PHD student and expert in female philanthropy and Victorian literature, reads an extract from Dickens' 1857 novel Little Dorrit.

The Pickwick Papers, Professor Robert Patten

Professor Robert Patten, Charles Dickens Museum’s current Scholar in Residence and English Professor at Rice University, Texas reads from The Pickwick Papers.

Sketches by Boz, Professor Gary Watt

Professor Gary Watt, University of Warwick School of Law, reads an extract from Dickens' 1836 novel Sketches by Boz.