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The Classics Club Spin Result

The spin number in The Classics Club Spin was announced yesterday. It’s number …


which for me is Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens. The rules of the Spin are that this is the book for me to read by  177 more words


Reporting Parliament: a view from the Victorian Commons

Today we take it for granted that parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. In the Victorian era, however, there was no ‘official’ record. In this blog to end Parliament Week, … 1,178 more words

Parliamentary Life

NEWS: Casting Announced for Immersive Production of A Christmas Carol

Casting and additional dates have been announced for Watch Your Head’s immersive production of A Christmas Carol, playing at Windsor Castle from the 16th December.  221 more words

36 Years of “Carol”ing at Meadow Brook

By Daniel Skora

You’ve got to be good to last 36 years, and Meadow Brook’s production of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol”, currently celebrating its 36th season, is better than good. 663 more words


BBC Big Read #182 - Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

Publication Date: 1838


American Girl:

I am embarrassed to admit that I have never ready any Dickens before, which is one of the many reasons Brit Boy and I undertook the challenge of reading all the books on this list.  1,500 more words

Book Reviews


I have a huge interest in history. Specifically the Victorian era. So I wanted to let you all know that on this very day, 1859 Charles Dickens finished the final chapter to A Tale of Two Cities. 238 more words


A Christmas Carol New Version

On this Day: November 15th 1922 the BBC begins broadcasting  radio in the UK.

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