Tom Hiddleston was one of the many readers at the “ – The Battle of the Great 19th-century Novelists” hosted by in London on 2 Oct 2018. is the world’s leading forum for intelligent debate and discussion. Team Dickens was lead by University College London professor John Mullan.  Team Tolstoy was lead by Columbia Professor Simon Schama.

Listen to the podcast of the debate here. Video of the event will be available later.