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Bleak House

Episode 6

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tale. George's future is put at risk as Tulkinghorn uses the evil moneylender Smallweed to pile on the pressure. Guppy makes a discovery about Esther which shocks Lady Dedlock to the core. Esther and Jarndyce take in Jo the crossing sweeper, who is seriously ill and on the run from Tulkinghorn's men. But their kindness produces an unexpected result. Show less


Sergeant George:
Hugo Speer
Phil Davis
Mr Tulkinghorn:
Charles Dance
Lady Dedlock:
Gillian Anderson
Sir Leicester:
Timothy West
Mr Rouncewell:
Tim Dantay
Phil Squod:
Michael Smiley
Ada Clare:
Carey Mulligan
John Jarndyce:
Denis Lawson
Esther Summerson:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Lisa Hammond
Mrs Woodcourt:
Di Botcher
Young Smallweed:
Levi Hayes
Charley Neckett:
Katie Angelou
Richard Cant
Harold Skimpole:
Nathaniel Parker

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