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Host: Edinburgh International Book Festival
Location: Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ
Speaker: Simon Callow
If one contemporary actor is more closely associated with Dickens than any other, it is Simon Callow. In Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World, Callow captures the author’s essence by exploring the central importance of the stage to his life. Dickens was the original ‘celebrity’ author, attracting thousands of fans to his readings in which he gave voice to his characters.More Information