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Little Dorrit Episode 1
Part of the Series: Little Dorrit
BBC
AMY DORRIT lives in the Marshalsea Prison for Debt with her father, WILLIAM DORRIT, who has been an inmate there for countless years. Although born and bred in the prison, she is far from being downtrodden and has grown up…
Bleak House Episode 1
Part of the Series: Bleak House
BBC
Young orphan Esther Summerson is brought to the High Court of Chancery, where she is thrown together with two Wards of the Court, Richard Carstone and Ada Clare. Both are caught up in the infamous suit of Jarndyce and Jarndyce,…
Little Dorrit Episode 8
Part of the Series: Little Dorrit
BBC
MR MERDLE's death sends shockwaves through London, as it transpires that all along he had been fiddling his books and in reality, he had nothing. The thousands of people who invested in him now face financial ruin. One of those…
Little Dorrit Episode 4
Part of the Series: Little Dorrit
BBC
PANCKS busies himself with more investigating, proceeding to recruit JOHN CHIVERY to help him with his enquiries, (assuring JOHN that it's all in the interest of his beloved AMY). AMY notices PANCKS flitting about the place and wonders what he's…
Little Dorrit Episode 7
Part of the Series: Little Dorrit
BBC
MR DORRIT returns to England with the newlyweds, FANNY and SPARKLER. He is overawed by the splendour of the Merdle house and deeply flattered when MR MERDLE offers to help him invest his fortune. ARTHUR also decides to invest the…
Little Dorrit Episode 5
Part of the Series: Little Dorrit
BBC
The Dorrits make their triumphant departure from the Marshalsea. ARTHUR looks on in the knowledge that he may never see them again. Mr Dorrit has instructed that the friendship with him be brought to an end. He wants to leave…
Little Dorrit Episode 6
Part of the Series: Little Dorrit
BBC
FANNY worries about the burgeoning affection between MR DORRIT and MRS GENERAL. The thought of having MRS GENERAL as a step-mother makes her want to pursue marriage to EDMUND SPARKLER. MRS MERDLE, however, will do anything she can to prevent…
Little Dorrit Episode 2
Part of the Series: Little Dorrit
BBC
ARTHUR strikes up a tentative friendship with AMY DORRIT. He remains suspicious that his family might have somehow been involved in her father's downfall, and he resolves to help AMY and her family in any way he can. He also…
Little Dorrit Episode 3
Part of the Series: Little Dorrit
BBC
JOHN CHIVERY, sensing a rival in ARTHUR, decides to make his move and propose to AMY. It's too late, however, and AMY, who's already fallen for ARTHUR, turns JOHN down. JOHN is heartbroken. And MR DORRIT is extremely put out…
Bleak House Episode 2
Part of the Series: Bleak House
BBC
Despite the grim discovery of Nemo's body, Tulkinghorn remains undeterred from his ruthless inquiry into Lady Dedlock's past.
Bleak House Episode 3
Part of the Series: Bleak House
BBC
A chance encounter in the country raises intriguing questions for Esther and Lady Dedlock. Richard's inability to settle causes a rift with John Jarndyce, much to Ada's dismay. Tulkinghorn finally unearths the identity of the mysterious Nemo.
Bleak House Episode 4
Part of the Series: Bleak House
BBC
Esther falls sick with smallpox; she recovers but is left badly scarred. George has to make an impossible decision when Tulkinghorn instructs the evil moneylender Smallweed to turn up the heat on his debts.
Bleak House Episode 5
Part of the Series: Bleak House
BBC
Richard's obsession with the Jarndyce case has grown to worrying proportions. John Jarndyce agonises over whether to keep his feelings for Esther concealed. Meanwhile, Lady Dedlock tells Esther something that will change her life forever.
Bleak House Episode 8
Part of the Series: Bleak House
BBC
The moneylender Smallweed has evidence of Lady Dedlock's secret past and intends to use it against her. Cornered, Lady Dedlock makes a terrible decision.
Bleak House Episode 6
Part of the Series: Bleak House
BBC
George's anger knows no bounds when Tulkinghorn breaks his promise and leaves him in financial ruin.
Bleak House Episode 7
Part of the Series: Bleak House
BBC
Esther's feelings for Woodcourt grow stronger, despite her best intentions. Richard and Ada's news causes great concern for Esther and Jarndyce.
Bleak House
BBC
Acclaimed writer Andrew Davies turns his talents to one of Charles Dicken's most brilliant novels - arguably the greatest ever depiction of Victorian London, from its glittering heights to its very lowest depths - adapting it into a series of…
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Little Dorrit
BBC
A victim of her father's debts, 'Little Dorrit' has spent her childhood behind the heavy, iron doors of the Marshalsea Prison in London. Will a chance meeting change her future? This gripping new series by Andrew Davies brings to life…
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