The Hero of My Life (1970)

Charles Dickens' rise from poverty to prosperity is traced and reflected in the publication of his writings.

Director:

Michael Darlow

Writer:

Bruce Norman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Jayston ... Charles Dickens
Amanda Reiss Amanda Reiss ... Maria Beadnell
Isla Blair ... Ellen Ternan
Jo Rowbottom Jo Rowbottom ... Eleanor P.
Sheila Grant Sheila Grant ... Catherine Hogarth
Ciaran Madden ... Mary Hogarth
Maureen Beck Maureen Beck ... Georgina Hogarth
Johnny Butler Johnny Butler ... Dickens as a Boy
Anthony Higginson Anthony Higginson ... Mr. Hogarth
Dorothea Phillips ... Mrs. Hogarth
Ken Wynne ... Dickens' father
Joan Haythorne Joan Haythorne ... Dickens' mother
Esme Church Esme Church ... Nurse
Jonathan Drew Jonathan Drew ... John Forster
Colin Jeavons ... Wilkie Collins

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Charles Dickens' rise from poverty to prosperity is traced and reflected in the publication of his writings.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Életem hőse See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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