Phil Davies - Performing Dickens

Friday 24 February, 11-12pm and 2-3pm

Lecture summary:

A chance to hear first-hand from an actor who has performed in adaptations of Dickens’ novels for the screen. Phil will talk about how Dickens inspired him as a boy and why he enjoys performing Dickens today.


Phil Davis has been an actor for 40 years and is perhaps best known for his work with director Mike Leigh. He was BAFTA-nominated for his performance in the 2004 film Vera Drake. Recent appearances include DS Ray Miles in ITV's Whitechapel series and he was a memorable Smallweed in the BBC's Bleak House. 

Booking information:

Suitable for: AS, A-Level and IB students

Length: Lecture is 60 minutes. Please allow time before or after the lecture to see the display

Group size: minimum 10, maximum 30

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