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Episode 1: Part 2

Bleak House Episode 1 of 15

Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tale. Esther, Richard and Ada meet Mrs Pardiggle who escorts them on a charitable excursion to the slum dwellings of some poverty-stricken brick makers where they witness a tragedy. Later, Guppy, a Lawyer's clerk, declares his feelings for Esther. Meanwhile, the elegant life of the beautiful Lady Dedlock is turned upside down when her husband's lawyer, Tulkinghorn, gets wind of a secret from her past.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 22 Sep 2009 18:30


Role Contributor
Esther SummersonAnna Maxwell Martin
ChancellorIan Richardson
UsherAnthony Cozens
Mr TangleSevan Stephan
Mr TulkinghornCharles Dance
Mr KengeAlistair McGowan
Mr BrownlowAlastair Galbraith
Lady DedlockGillian Anderson
Sir LeicesterTimothy West
GridleyTony Haygarth
Richard CarstonPatrick Kennedy
Ada ClareCarey Mulligan
Miss FlitePauline Collins
Miss BarbaryKelly Hunter
GuppyBurn Gorman
NemoJohn Lynch
JoHarry Eden
SnagsbySean McGinley
ClambTom Georgeson
Mrs JellybyLiza Tarbuck
Caddy JellybyNatalie Press
KrookJohnny Vegas
FortnumJohn Sheahan
HortenseLilo Baur
Mrs RouncewellAnne Reid
John JarndyceDenis Lawson
HarrietLisa Hammond
Harold SkimpoleNathaniel Parker
RosaEmma Williams
NeckettRod Arthur
PawnbrokerAndy Linden
Mrs PardiggleRoberta Taylor
BrickmakerCosh Omar
JennyCharlie Brooks

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