The Pickwick Papers

by Charles Dickens, and adapted for radio by Michael Eaton and starring Timothy Spall and Sue Johnstone.

Samuel Pickwick and his friends set out on a journey to discover their world in Dickens's comically tragic and profoundly daft tale of Innocence abroad.

"A full and faithful report of the perambulations, perils and travels of the Pickwick Club."

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Episodes

EpisodeTitleFirst
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01The Pickwick Club20051212 (BBC7)
20051213 (BBC7)
20061204 (BBC7)
20061205 (BBC7)
20071225 (BBC7)
20071226 (BBC7)
20081215 (BBC7)
20081216 (BBC7)
20091214 (BBC7)
20091215 (BBC7)
20121217 (BBC7)
20121218 (BBC7)

It's 1827 - Samuel Pickwick and his club members set off to travel across England.

It's 1827 - Samuel Pickwick and his club members set off to travel across England. Stars Simon Cadell and Freddie Jones

Stars Simon Cadell and Freddie Jones.

Samuel Pickwick and friends set off to travel across England.

With Simon Cadell.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens' comic novel with Simon Cadell.

Join benevolent Mr Pickwick, sensitive Mr Tupman, literary Mr Snodgrass and sportive Mr Winkle in Dickens' comic novel.

Join Mr Pickwick, sensitive Mr Tupman, literary Mr Snodgrass and sportive Mr Winkle in Dickens' comic novel.

02Dingley Dell20051213 (BBC7)
20051214 (BBC7)
20061205 (BBC7)
20061206 (BBC7)
20071226 (BBC7)
20071227 (BBC7)
20081216 (BBC7)
20081217 (BBC7)
20091215 (BBC7)
20091216 (BBC7)
20121218 (BBC7)
20121219 (BBC7)

A drunken night at the pub results in an unfortunate case of mistaken identity.

A drunken night at the pub results in an unfortunate case of mistaken identity. Stars Simon Cadell and Freddie Jones

Stars Simon Cadell and Freddie Jones.

A drunken pub night results in a ramshackle carriage pursuit.

With Simon Cadell.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens' comic novel with Simon Cadell.

A night at the pub results in a ramshackle carriage pursuit.

It can only be a Dickens adaptation.

A drunken night at the pub results in a ramshackle carriage pursuit.

The Theory of Tittlebats, the poetic Snodgrass and the sporting Winkle.

03Alarms And Excursions20051214 (BBC7)
20051215 (BBC7)
20061206 (BBC7)
20061207 (BBC7)
20071227 (BBC7)
20071228 (BBC7)
20081217 (BBC7)
20081218 (BBC7)
20091216 (BBC7)
20091217 (BBC7)
20121219 (BBC7)
20121220 (BBC7)

There's a dramatic turn of events when a letter arrives from an attorney.

There's a dramatic turn of events when a letter arrives from an attorney. Stars Simon Cadell, Freddie Jones and Philip Bond

Stars Simon Cadell, Freddie Jones and Philip Bond.

There's a dramatic turn when an attorney's letter arrives.

With Simon Cadell.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens' comic novel with Simon Cadell.

Things take a serious turn when Pickwick gets an attorney's letter.

It can only be a Dickens adaptation.

Things turn serious when Pickwick gets an attorney's letter.

The Theory of Tittlebats, the poetic Snodgrass and the sporting Winkle.

04Perambulations And Proposals20051215 (BBC7)
20051216 (BBC7)
20061207 (BBC7)
20061208 (BBC7)
20071228 (BBC7)
20071229 (BBC7)
20081218 (BBC7)
20081219 (BBC7)
20091217 (BBC7)
20091218 (BBC7)
20121220 (BBC7)
20121221 (BBC7)

Romantic encounters cause more confusion for Samuel Pickwick. Stars Simon Cadell

Romantic encounters cause more confusion for Samuel Pickwick. Stars Simon Cadell, Freddie Jones and Philip Bond

Romantic encounters cause more confusion for Samuel Pickwick.

Stars Simon Cadell.

Stars Simon Cadell, Freddie Jones and Philip Bond.

Romantic encounters cause more confusion for Pickwick.

With Simon Cadell.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens' comic novel with Simon Cadell.

A duel, confusion about beds during the night, proposals of marriage, eloping lovers - what has Pickwick done now?

A duel, proposals of marriage, eloping lovers - what has Pickwick done now?

The Theory of Tittlebats, the poetic Snodgrass and the sporting Winkle.

It can only be a Dickens adaptation.

05Christmas And A Wedding20051216 (BBC7)
20051217 (BBC7)
20061208 (BBC7)
20061209 (BBC7)
20071231 (BBC7)
20080101 (BBC7)
20081219 (BBC7)
20081220 (BBC7)
20091218 (BBC7)
20091219 (BBC7)
20121221 (BBC7)
20121222 (BBC7)

Back from Ipswich, Samuel Pickwick prepares for a festive break. Stars Simon Cadell

Back from Ipswich, Samuel Pickwick prepares for a festive break. Stars Simon Cadell, Freddie Jones and Philip Bond

Back from Ipswich, Samuel Pickwick prepares for a festive break.

Stars Simon Cadell.

Stars Simon Cadell, Freddie Jones and Philip Bond.

Back from Ipswich, Pickwick prepares for a festive break.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens' comic novel with Simon Cadell.

The Theory of Tittlebats, the poetic Snodgrass and the sporting Winkle.

It can only be a Dickens adaptation.

With Simon Cadell.

06Trials And Tribulations20051219 (BBC7)
20051220 (BBC7)
20061211 (BBC7)
20061212 (BBC7)
20080101 (BBC7)
20080102 (BBC7)
20081222 (BBC7)
20081223 (BBC7)
20091221 (BBC7)
20091222 (BBC7)
20121224 (BBC7)
20121225 (BBC7)

The past comes back to haunt Samuel Pickwick in a court of law. Stars Simon Cadell.

The past comes back to haunt Samuel Pickwick in a court of law. Stars Simon Cadell, Freddie Jones and Tim Piggott-Smith.

The past comes back to haunt Samuel Pickwick in a court of law.

Stars Simon Cadell.

Stars Simon Cadell, Freddie Jones and Tim Piggott-Smith.

The past comes back to haunt Samuel Pickwick in court.

With Simon Cadell.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens' comic novel with Simon Cadell.

The Theory of Tittlebats, the poetic Snodgrass and the sporting Winkle.

It can only be Dickens.

The Theory of Tittlebats, the Snodgrass and the sporting Winkle.

It can only be a Dickens adaptation.

07Walls And Bars1998010720051220 (BBC7)
20051221 (BBC7)
20061212 (BBC7)
20061213 (BBC7)
20080102 (BBC7)
20080103 (BBC7)
20081223 (BBC7)
20081224 (BBC7)
20091222 (BBC7)
20091223 (BBC7)
20121225 (BBC7)
20121226 (BBC7)

With the verdict announced, Samuel Pickwick is determined not to pay a penny in damages.

Stars Simon Cadell and Freddie Jones.

With his trial lost, Pickwick refuses to pay any damages.

With Simon Cadell.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens' comic novel with Simon Cadell.

The Theory of Tittlebats, the poetic Snodgrass and the sporting Winkle.

It can only be a Dickens adaptation.

Mr Pickwick has chosen to go to prison rather than pay unjust damages awarded against him.

08 LASTA Matter Of Principle1998011420051221 (BBC7)
20051222 (BBC7)
20061213 (BBC7)
20061214 (BBC7)
20080103 (BBC7)
20080104 (BBC7)
20081224 (BBC7)
20081225 (BBC7)
20091223 (BBC7)
20091224 (BBC7)
20121226 (BBC7)
20121227 (BBC7)

Holed up in a debtors' prison - will Samuel Pickwick manage to get himself released?

Holed up in a debtors' prison - will Samuel Pickwick manage to get himself released? Stars Simon Cadell and Freddie Jones.

Will Samuel Pickwick get himself out of the debtors' prison?

With Simon Cadell.

Conclusion of the Dickens dramatisation with Simon Cadell.

The Theory of Tittlebats, the poetic Snodgrass and the sporting Winkle.

It can only be a Dickens adaptation.

Charles Dickens's classic novel, dramatised in eight parts.

A Matter of Principle.

012004120520041211

by Charles Dickens, and adapted for radio by Michael Eaton and starring Timothy Spall and Sue Johnstone.

Samuel Pickwick and his friends set out on a journey to discover their world in Dickens's comically tragic and profoundly daft tale of Innocence abroad.

"A full and faithful report of the perambulations, perils and travels of the Pickwick Club."

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04 LAST2004122620050101

The Pickwick Club is finally dissolved.