Dickensian London

12 02 2016

1. What was the workhouse system? What was its purpose in the Victorian Era?

2. What crime has Oliver committed? How will he be punished? Read more HERE

3. Did Dickens influence social reform? Find Dickens’s description of a notorious London’s slum in Oliver Twist  HERE 

4. What made Polanski want to do a new adaptation of the novel?

5. Dirty Pretty Things explores a Dickensian landscape of rag trade sweat shops, hotel kitchens and mini-cab venues in a London that most Londoners never see. 



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