• News Feeds
Page last updated at 09:01 GMT, Friday, 18 February 2011

Preserving Dickens' workhouse

Advertisement

A historian has found what she believes is the inspiration for the workhouse in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist.

Dr Ruth Richardson discusses her findings with Dr Paul Schlicke, editor of The Dickens Companion.


Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific