Simon Callow: The Mystery of Charles Dickens (2002)

Genres - Theater, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Filmed Play, Literary Studies, Biography, Social History  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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For audiences who simply couldn't get enough of Simon Callow's uproarious one-man play on Broadway or the West End, this filmed version of the popular performance brings the acclaimed, side-splitting tour-de-force home to the delight of literary comedy lovers everywhere. With a hilarious mix of biographical fact and carefully choreographed fiction, Callow's unique interpretation of Charles Dickens' fascinating and often turbulent life offers a whole new perspective on the Victorian author responsible for such classics as Nicholas Nickleby and Oliver Twist.

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Britain, novel, one-man-show, re-enactment, writer