An essential introduction to one of Dickens' most complex plots. Filmed on location at Dickens' house and in the studio, it includes atmospheric film dramatisations of key scenes coupled with concise commentary and analysis.
Dickens' novel interpreted, analysed and explained. Featuring dramatised extracts and reconstructions the video provides a complete overview of the work. The program provides a unique taste of life in Dickensian times, interwoven with an excellent critique and analysis.
The late fourteenth century was a time of profound social and religious change in England. The Black Death, The Hundred Years War, The Peasants Revolt was to provide the backdrop for Geoffrey Chaucers Canterbury Tales.