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(dik'ĕnz),
Frank, 20th-century British biochemist. See: Dickens shunt, Warburg-Lipmann-Dickens-Horecker shunt.
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Dickensian centred around a world where Dickens characters from works including Oliver Twist, Bleak House and Great Expectations collided.
Mrs Bumble (Caroline Quentin) from Oliver Twist and Mrs Gamp (Pauline Collins) from Martin Chuzzlewit are just two Dickensian characters brought together in a new drama
Guests will be taken on a journey of Dickensian discovery from his most famous to some of his lesser-known works including readings from A Christmas Tree and The Chimes, to The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain and A Christmas Carol.
For the most part, the account is a successful parody, and the story of street life transported to Dickensian England, and the invented city of Bodymore, is surprisingly apt: "We are to those truly wretched poor as a hunting dog is to a fox," the fictitious illustrator Baxter Black writes to Ogden, "the fox may take it personally, not knowing the dog is but prey himself to the master he serves.
Including major works by leading nineteenth century artists including Frith, Fildes, and Hicks as well works from Dickens' own art collection, the exhibition displays the Dickensian vision in Victorian painting.
Russell has ditched his backcombed bouffant and Dickensian dress in a bid to break the US movie market, but judging by box of-fice takings for new flick Arthur, he needn't have bothered.
This is a cracking nineteenth century style ghost story with some wonderful Dickensian characters, a puzzling plot line and grand revelations on Christmas Day.
The Dickensian influence continues with Smith's Doctor proclaiming himself the Ghost of Christmas Past.
I was educated at a rather Dickensian establishment, in an all but unheated castle, but even at its worst, the cold did not inhibit the occasional outbreak of humour.
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That said, I am hooked already on Little Dorrit (Amy, played by Claire Foy, above), the Dickensian yarn that's been souped-up and soaped-up like the Beeb's previous adaptation of Bleak House for those of us who like our drama twice weekly with an omnibus.
Still, at least I won't look an absolute tool as I shuffle meekly along Ascot High Street decked out like some Dickensian undertaker.