Charles Dickens: A Brain on Fire! 🔥

Barnaby Rudge: with John Bowen

March 08, 2022 Dominic Gerrard Episode 8
Charles Dickens: A Brain on Fire! 🔥
Barnaby Rudge: with John Bowen
Show Notes

Dominic is joined by the brilliant  John Bowen:  Professor of 19th Century Literature at the University of York. He is the author of Other Dickens: Pickwick to Chuzzlewit a book which focuses on Dickens’ early novels. John’s work has brought him in to close collaboration with many of the UK’s leading cultural organisations: such as the BBC, British Library, and the V&A. He was also was an academic advisor to David Edgar’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol for the RSC.

In this episode they discuss Dickens' first historical novel set against the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780. The 'forgotten' masterpiece that is Barnaby Rudge ...

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Host: Dominic Gerrard
Series Artwork: LĂ©na Gibert
Original Music: Dominic Gerrard

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