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Bleak House

Episode 15

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Richard's obsession with Chancery has left him desperately ill. Ada is pregnant but worries Richard will not live to see the child. When Woodcourt proposes marriage, Esther is torn between her love for him and her commitment to Jarndyce. The impossible finally happens - a result in Chancery - but it's one that will astound everybody. Show less

Contributors

George:
Hugo Speer
Sir Leicester:
Timothy West
Esther Summerson:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Miss Flite:
Pauline Collins
Ada Clare:
Carey Mulligan
Allan Woodcourt:
Richard Harrington
Richard Carston:
Patrick Kennedy
John Jarndyce:
Denis Lawson
Smallweed:
Philip Davis
Mr Vholes:
Dermot Crowley
Charley Neckett:
Katie Angelou
Mrs Guppy:
Sheila Hancock
Chancellor:
Ian Richardson
Mrs Rouncewell:
Anne Reid
Caddy Jellyby:
Natalie Press
Prince Turveydrop:
Bryan Dick
Phil Squod:
Michael Smiley
Boythorn:
Warren Clarke
Harold Skimpole:
Nathaniel Parker
Mrs Woodcourt:
Di Botcher

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