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The reading of a will can be a tense, surprising and controversial occasion, the perfect basis for a plot.

This programme looks at how wills have become a popular dramatic device in fiction, used by Puccini in Gianni Schichi and particularly favoured by Victorian writers such as Dickens and George Eliot

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The reading of a will can be a tense, surprising and controversial occasion, the perfect basis for a plot.

This programme looks at how wills have become a popular dramatic device in fiction, used by Puccini in Gianni Schichi and particularly favoured by Victorian writers such as Dickens and George Eliot