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Bleak House

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tale. A chance encounter in the country raises intriguing questions for Esther and Lady Dedlock. Legal clerk Guppy, still besotted with Esther, discovers surprising new information about her past and decides to dig deeper still. And Lady Dedlock's secret is far from safe, as Tulkinghorn stumbles across a lead which could destroy her reputation forever. Show less


Richard Carston:
Patrick Kennedy
Warren Clarke
Ada Clare:
Carey Mulligan
Esther Summerson:
Anna Maxwell Martin
John Jarndyce:
Denis Lawson
Lady Dedlock:
Gillian Anderson
Sir Leicester:
Timothy West
Harold Skimpole:
Nathaniel Parker
Lilo Baur
Mr Chadband:
Robert Pugh
Mrs Chadband:
Catherine Tate
Policeman in Snagby's:
Dominic Coleman
Mr Tulkinghorn:
Charles Dance
Old Woman:
Mary Sheen

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