Charles Dickens's Our Mutual Friend (Woman's Hour Drama)

  • by Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by Alex Jennings, Pauline Quirke
  • 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Charles Dickens' classic novel stars Alex Jennings as Charles Dickens and Pauline Quirke as Mrs Boffin. Adapted by Mike Walker. Following his father's death, John Harmon returns to London to claim his inheritance. But he finds he is only eligible if he marries Bella Wilfer. To observe her character he assumes another identity and secures work with his father's foreman, Mr Boffin, who is also Bella's guardian. Our Mutual Friend was Charles Dickens' last complete novel and is a satiric masterpiece about money. This complete Woman's Hour Drama, which contains all 20 episodes, was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2009.

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Great Story

Love this adaptation. Watched on Tv didn't think it could get any better but it has.
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- Neaveeda

A beautifully flowing adaptation

A wonderfully cast adaptation of the book which makes the amazing variety of characters come alive.
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- London Student

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-02-2012
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited