From the co-creator of the hit show The Complete Works of Shakespeare(Abridged) comes a new show - a high speed sprint through Dickens's Greatest Hits. 5 actors will bring Dickens's best-loved characters to life in 90 minutes.
Venue : Arts Theatre, Great Newport Street, London. 7 November 2013 - 5 January 2014
Special offer for members of Dickens Fellowship! A brand new adaption of The Pickwick Papers has been adapted by Nicola Boyce who recently brought to the stage successful versions of A Christmas Carol and The Woman in White.
Dickens World at Chatham Maritime, Kent have introduced a new attraction - the Grand Tour. Instead of the former free flow, visitors now must book for a guided tour conducted by professional actors which will offer an educational yet funny and interactive experience.
Another change - Ticket prices are reduced to £5.50 (adults and children). Tickets must be booked in advance, at least 48 hours before arrival, either online www.dickensworld.co.uk or phone 0844 858 6656
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability is holding its very first Heritage Open Day on Tuesday 19 February and unique items from the Hospital's archive will be on display. Charles Dickens was instrumental in setting up the charity, then called the Royal Hospital for Incurables, and the text of an 1857 speech by Dickens will be on display.
The Heritage Open Day takes place in the De Lancey Lowe Room at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, West Hill, Putney London SW15 3SW, from 11am-4pm.
Guided tours of the Victorian building will take place at 12.30pm and 3pm.