Based On The Book

Robert Giddings explores the history of the serialisation of classic novels.

Pioneered by the BBC, the genre has both reflected and influenced our view of classic literature.

As well as searching for gems from the BBC arcHIVes, he hears from some of the actors, directors and writers who have made them.

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20050521

Robert Giddings explores the history of the serialisation of classic novels.

Pioneered by the BBC, the genre has both reflected and influenced our view of classic literature.

As well as searching for gems from the BBC arcHIVes, he hears from some of the actors, directors and writers who have made them.

20050521

Robert Giddings explores the history of the serialisation of classic novels.

Pioneered by the BBC, the genre has both reflected and influenced our view of classic literature.

As well as searching for gems from the BBC arcHIVes, he hears from some of the actors, directors and writers who have made them.