Little Nell is a character from The Old Curiosity Shop
Watch "Little Nell" below.
Uriah Heap is a character from David Copperfield.
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Oliver Twist is the orphan in the novel of the same name - and one of Dickens' most famous creations.
Watch "Oliver Twist" below.
Bill Sikes was very much a villain, from the novel Oliver Twist.
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Nicholas Nickleby was Dickens' third novel - centred on the life of a young man supporting his family.
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Ebenezer Scrooge is the main character in A Christmas Carol, and perhaps Dickens' most famous creation.
Watch "Ebenezer Scrooge" below.
This Heroes and Villains film explores the relationship between the writer and the city he lived in.
Watch "Dickens and London" below.
Miss Havisham was one of the main characters in Great Expectations, and is the first in our series of Heroes and Villains.
Watch our video about Miss Havisham - and watch out for activities for you to use with it, coming soon!