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Bleak House

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Tulkinghorn is now close to piecing together Lady Dedlock's secret. Esther struggles to come to terms with the terrible blow she has been dealt. Jarndyce agonises over whether to keep his own feelings for Esther concealed. Lady Dedlock tells Esther something that will change her life for ever. Show less


Phil Squod:
Michael Smiley
Sergeant George:
Hugo Speer
Miss Flite:
Pauline Collins
John Jarndyce:
Denis Lawson
Ada Clare:
Carey Mulligan
Esther Summerson:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Charley Neckett:
Katie Angelou
Mr Tulkinghorn:
Charles Dance
Phil Davis
Lady Dedlock:
Gillian Anderson
Mrs Rouncewell:
Anne Reid
Warren Clarke
Alex Blake
Little girl:
Lila Sharp

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