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Episode 1

A two-part period drama adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens.

Opium addict and choirmaster John Jasper has vivid dreams of killing his beloved nephew Edwin Drood and stealing his fiancée Rosa. When two exotic strangers arrive in town, Jasper's dark desires take shape and his life will never be the same again.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 22 Dec 2012 23:00
BBC Two Scotland, Wales only

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Credits

Role Contributor
ProducerLisa Osborne
DirectorDiarmuid Lawrence
Executive ProducerAnne Pivcevic
WriterGwyneth Hughes
AuthorCharles Dickens
John JasperMatthew Rhys
Princess PufferEllie Haddington
Rosa BudTamzin Merchant
Edwin DroodFreddie Fox
Revd CrisparkleRory Kinnear
Miss TwinkletonJanet Dale
Mrs CrisparkleJulia McKenzie
DurdlesRon Cook
Mayor SapseaIan McNeice
Helena LandlessAmber Rose Revah
Neville LandlessSacha Dhawan
Mr GrewgiousAlun Armstrong
DeputyAlfie Davis
Schoolgirl 1Naomi Sheldon
Schoolgirl 2Eleanor Yates
MaidJosie Farmiloe