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Pauline Collins, Stephen Rea & Tuppence Middleton in new BBC pictures


Mrs Bumble (Caroline Quentin) from Oliver Twist and Mrs Gamp (Pauline Collins) from Martin Chuzzlewit

Check out the first-look images of BBC One’s new 20-part drama series, Dickensian, which begins on BBC One this Autumn.

Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens’ novels in half-hour episodes, including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to The Three Cripples Pub, while Fagin’s Den is hidden down a murky alley off a bustling Victorian street.

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Inspector Bucket (Stephen Rea)

The series stars an all-star cast including: Stephen Rea, Pauline Collins, Caroline QuentinPeter Firth, Tuppence Middleton, Ellie Haddington, Sophie Rundle, Omid DjaliliAnton LesserNed Dennehy, Adrian Rawlins, Tom Weston-Jones, Richard Ridlings, Alexandra Moen, Robert Wilfort, Jennifer HennessyPhoebe Dynevor, Brenock O’Connor, Mark StanleyChristopher Fairbank and Joseph Quinn.

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Young Amelia Havisham (Tuppence Middleton) and Arthur Havisham (Joseph Quinn)