Meanwhile, here are some great u-tube videos I found while doing the research for this exhibit:
Simon Callow on Dickens as a performer
Ruth Richardson on Dickens and the Workhouse (interesting new info she discovered with scenes of modern day streets that are in his novels)
Ralph Fiennes' reading performance with the ceremony to show how Dickens is honored in the UK: Royal couple Prince Charles and Camilla visit Charles Dickens's grave at Westminster Abbey, Ralph Fiennes reading from Bleak House
animated ghost stories from the Pickwick Papers
A short oral bio on Dickens
An animated bio on Dickens
Dickens' great, great grandson, an actor himself, performs A Christmas Carol excerpt and spcomments on Dickens as a writer.
How Dickens has influenced our language BBC:
They're fun and interesting!