Take a cinematic voyage through night-time London inspired by Charles Dickens' Night Walks

By john joyce on 14 Oct 2011

Documentary filmmaker William Raban set out in March 2011 to make a film showing London at night as it is now and to contrast this with the lucid observations made by Dickens 150 years ago. This film will form a key component of the Museum of London’s Dickens and London exhibition  which opens on 9 December 2011. London and its night-time people form the characters of Charles Dickens’ essay Night Walks. Here, William shares his thoughts on the creative process: “Not being a creature of the night myself, I was challenged by the task of retracing the great man’s footsteps, setting […]