Dickens Past Readings

2024

    • Oliver Twist

    • Elizabeth Gaskell, Ruth

2023-2024

    • George Gissing, New Grub Street

    • The Mystery of Edwin Drood

    • Sketches by Boz

    • Wilkie Collins, Armadale

    • Sketches by Boz: Sketches of Young Gentlemen; Sketches of Young Couples; The Mudfog and Other Stories

    • Pickwick Papers

    • A Christmas Carol

2021–2022

    • Bleak House

    • Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield

    • Christmas Stories 

    • Little Dorrit

    • Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe

    • A Tale of Two Cities

    • Great Expectations

    • Little Dorrit

    • Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe

    • A Tale of Two Cities

    • Great Expectations

    • Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Wives and Daughters

    • Our Mutual Friend

    • “Mrs. Lirriper’s Lodgings” and/or “Mrs. Lirriper’s Legacy”

2020–2021

    • Dombey and Son

    • Elizabeth Gaskell, North And South

    • The Haunted Man and The Battle of Life (1848 and 1846 respectively)

    • Hard Times

    • David Copperfield

    • Henry Fielding, Tom Jones 

    • A selection from Henry Mayhew’s London Labour And The London Poor

2019–2020

    • Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone

    • Christmas stories

    • Barnaby Rudge

    • George Eliot, Silas Marner

    • Martin Chuzzlewit 

    • American Notes

2018–2019

    • Our Mutual Friend 

    • Sketches by Boz

    • Pickwick Papers

    • Mystery of Edwin Drood

    • Nicholas Nickleby 

    • Oliver Twist

2017–2018

    • Bleak House

    • Hard Times

    • The Cricket on the Hearth & Other Christmas Tales 

    • Little Dorrit

    • A Tale of Two Cities

    • Great Expectations

    • Sketches by Boz 

2016–2017

    • Barnaby Rudge

    • Martin Chuzzlewit

    • Holiday Novella

    • Dombey & Son

    • David Copperfield

2015–2016

    • The Pickwick Papers

    • A Christmas Carol

    • Oliver Twist

    • Nicholas Nickleby

    • The Old Curiosity Shop