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The real Little Dorrit: Charles Dickens and the debtors' prison

November 28th, 2008

Episode 65 of 481 episodes

David Thomas examines the reality behind Charles Dickens' fiction - what were Victorian debtors' prisons really like and how accurate was Dickens' portrayal of them?

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