Dickens in December

The Department of English is heavily involved in the university event ‘Dickens in December’, with the following events:

Tuesday 11 December, 8pm (Palmer G10, Whiteknights Campus): Screening of Scrooge, the Alastair Sim version, introduced by Dr Pete Orford from the Shakespeare Institute.


Wednesday 12 December, 8pm (Palmer G10, Whiteknights Campus): Andrew Mangham’s Public Lecture, ‘The Charles Dickens Phenomenon: Dickensian Values in the 21st Century’.


Monday 17 December, 4pm (Palmer Building, Whiteknights Campus): Neil Cocks’s Children’s Christmas Lecture, ‘Mystery and Monsters: Exploring the Power of Charles Dickens’s Creative Writing’


Wednesday 19 December, 7pm (Great Expectations Hotel, 33 London Street, Reading): Public Reading from A Christmas Carol – recreating a reading by Dickens in the same building on 19 December 1854.


About Cindy

Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature at the University of Reading. Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
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