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  1. Aging 'conspiracy of silence', says Miriam Margoyles, 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Daily Mail

    ... Miss Margolyes remains busy, however, and will appear in a new BBC comedy series, Bucket, and a film about Charles Dickens called The Man Who Invented Christmas. Her attempts to remove the stigma around old age contrast with another celebrated ...

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  2. What the dickens of a festivalRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | York Press

    Miriam, whose one-woman show Dickens' Women was nominated for an Olivier Award, performed her show on Saturday at the Milton Rooms in the town. Professor John Bowen from York University, soon to be President of the Dickens Fellowship, gave a talk about Dickens, the Necromancer and his love of magic tricks, followed by Miriam performing as Mrs Gamp, reading from Bleak House and a series of Dickens letters ending with a monologue from 'A Christmas Carol.

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  3. Harry Potter star returns to headline Dickens FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | York Press

    HARRY Potter actress Miriam Margolyes is returning to Malton this weekend for the second time to headline the Christmas Dickensian Festival. Bafta-winning Miriam, whose one-woman show Dickens' Women was nominated for an Olivier award, will perform on Saturday, December 17, at the Milton Rooms.

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  4. Harry Potter star returns to headline Dickens FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    HARRY Potter actress Miriam Margolyes is returning to Malton this weekend for the second time to headline the Christmas Dickensian Festival. Bafta-winning Miriam, whose one-woman show Dickens' Women was nominated for an Olivier award, will perform on Saturday, December 17, at the Milton Rooms .

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  5. Letters round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    ... 03 0147 or visit www.revitalise.org.uk. Thank you. IT IS great to see the actress Miriam Margolyes in Malton for the Dickens Festival. Few places in Yorkshire can boast such an authentic location and atmosphere.

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  6. Six of the Best: Christmas Days OutRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    Last week we gave you six unusual Santa's grottos to visit but Christmas is chocked full of other wonderful experiences, so to make sure you're stocking is full, here are six countyside days out to keep you busyk Last week we gave you six unusual Santa's grottos to visit but Christmas is chocked full of other wonderful experiences, so to make sure you're stocking is full, here are six countyside days out to keep you busy Charles Dickens' Christmas gift was the iconic Christmas Carol - the origin of so many of our beloved Christmas traditions today - and it was inspired by his happy visits to Malton and travels around Ryedale.

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  7. FESTIVAL: Miriam Margolyes and Lucinda HawksleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    HARRY Potter actress Miriam Margolyes is returning to North Yorkshire to headline the Malton Christmas Dickensian Festival for the second year. The BAFTA-winning star, whose one-woman show Dickens' Women was nominated for an Olivier award, will perform on December 17 at the town's Milton Rooms.

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  8. BAFTA winner returns for Dickens FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    HARRY Potter actress and The Real Marigold Hotel star Miriam Margolyes is returning to Malton this year for the second time to headline the Christmas Dickensian Festival. BAFTA-winning Miriam, whose one-woman show Dickens' Women was nominated for an Olivier award, will perform on Saturday, December 17, at the Milton Rooms .

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  9. Nonfiction for Fiction WritersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Mumpsimus

    ... I decided to strengthen my knowledge of Victorian England by skimming some of Peter Ackroyd's gigantic biography of Dickens . But once I started reading, I didn't want to skim. Ackroyd's sense of drama mixes perfectly with his passion for detail, ...

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  10. TV review: BBC America's 'Thirteen' is grown-up thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... say slow). But fans of British drama will appreciate the detail and nuance with which creator and writer Marnie Dickens explores the subject and characters. And don't relax too much into the apparent familiarity. "Thirteen" takes white-knuckle turns ...

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  11. A young woman escapes captivity in BBC America's harrowing 'Thirteen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... interlocking love stories set in contrast to the pathological mockery of one. That the series' creator, Marnie Dickens, and its directors, Vanessa Caswill and China Moo-Young, are all women may or may not have something to do with this, but it seems ...

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  12. Family copes with loss of missing child in - Thirteen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | SFGate

    ... especially since he seems to have snatched another little girl. The miniseries was created and written by Marnie Dickens ("Ripper Street") with generally adequate attention to the characters. Dickens pays too much attention to trying to overload the ...

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  13. Thirteen' Review: When She Came BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    ... though there's no resisting the nail-biting powers of that aspect of this series (writer and creator, Marnie Dickens). The heart of "Thirteen" is its steadily focused eye on the Moxams, Ivy's parents and her younger sister-a family torn apart by the ...

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  14. Bronte styleRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Bronte Blog

    ... the possible reasons: Today, many Chinese people learn English. And classic English literature - the work of Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte, for example - remains hugely popular in China. From that, Chinese people have developed ...

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