Here’s the first very Christmassy look at the cast and set of Dickensian

The lives of Charles Dickens' characters Mrs Bumble, Scrooge and Miss Havisham intertwine in the new 20-part BBC drama

Even Scrooge would feel festive looking at this image from the set of Dickensian, the new 20-part drama in which famous Dickens characters including Mrs Bumble, Miss Havisham, Fagin (and of course Scrooge himself) live side by side in Victorian London. 


The image shows the huge cast, including Caroline Quentin (Men Behaving Badly), Stephen Rea (The Honourable Woman), Pauline Collins (Quartet), Sophie Rundle (Peaky Blinders), Tuppence Middleton (The Imitation Game), standing in the 19th century street — for which a truly impressive set was built with a 90 metre cobbled high street with a fully functioning pub, a church and law courts, The Old Curiosity Shop, The Three Cripples Pub, and Fagin’s Den…