Charles Dickens

Watch Charles Dickens

  • PG
  • 1995
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (8,588)

This A & E "Biography" episode gives an interesting account of Charles Dickens, best known for his short story "A Christmas Carol." It focuses on his childhood struggles and how they helped shape his short stories and novels. It then breaks down what people felt about his work and how it influenced the state of English speaking world.

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Charles Dickens is one of the first authors to receive international recognition, he wrote stories that will live on forever. His life was not a bed of roses, as this biography reveals, at a young age Dickens was forced to leave school and work to support his family. The film chronicles Dickens's success and his struggles.
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This A & E "Biography" episode gives an interesting account of Charles Dickens, best known for his short story "A Christmas Carol." It focuses on his childhood struggles and how they helped shape his short stories and novels. It then breaks down what people felt about his work and how it influenced the state of English speaking world.

  • Premiere Date
    June 18, 1995
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (8,588)