The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001) short review

This BBC miniseries is WAY better than the recent feature film. Another dark Dickens tale with some great comic relief, plus the always mesmerizing Sophia Myles as Kate Nickleby, wearing plain but gorgeous 1830s gowns.


About the author



Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.