The BBC has today released the trailer for its upcoming period drama Dickensian.
The 20-part series is due to launch over Christmas and is written by former EastEnders writer and Hustle creator Tony Jordan.
The show features some of Charles Dickens’ most popular characters living and interacting on one street. Jacob Marley, Scrooge’s business partner from A Christmas Carol, has been murdered and Inspector Bucket (Stephen Rea, The Honourable Woman) is sent to investigate.
Caroline Quentin, Pauline Collins and Omid Djalili also feature in the show.
Watch the trailer below for a taste of what the series has in store.
Starts on Boxing Day, 7.00pm on BBC One