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BBC Two England

Film 87

Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases. The films highlighted include The Dead and Little Dorrit.
BBC Two England

Little Dorrit: Nobody's Fault

First showing on network television for
Christine Edzard 's acclaimed version of Charles Dickens 's masterpiece in two films. Starring Derek Jacobi
Alec Guinness
Sarah Pickering
Arthur Clennam returns home after 20 years in China.
Intrigued by his mother's young seamstress
Little Dorrit , he discovers that she lives in a debtor's prison. (For cast see Little Dorrit 's Story tomorrow at 7.25pm) 0 FILMS: pages 51-64 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
BBC Two England

Little Dorrit: Little Dorrit's Story

Starring Derek Jacobi Alec Guinness
Sarah Pickering
The second part of Christine Edzard 's critically acclaimed version of Dickens's masterpiece.
Born among the wretched hovels of the Marshalsea debtors' prison, Amy Dorrit 's childhood is consumed by the responsibility of caring for her egocentric father and self-seeking family.
0 FILM BOOKLET: price £2.95. Cheques made payable to BSS and sent to [address removed] 0 FILMS: pages 51-64 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
BBC Two England

Little Dorrit: Nobody's Fault

The first of a two-part adaptation by Christine Edzard of Charles Dickens's masterpiece.
Starring Derek Jacobi
Alec Guinness , Sarah Pickering
Arthur Clennam returns home after spending 20 years in China, and becomes intrigued by his mother's young seamstress, known as Little Dorrit. Part two can be seen tomorrow at 9.45am.
Director Christine Edzard (1987. U)
♦ See Films: pages 50-72 *****
BBC Two England

Little Dorrit: Little Dorrit's Story

Concluding Christine Edzard's two-part adaptation of Charles Dickens's masterpiece; Starring Derek Jacobi, Alec Guinness, Sarah Pickering
Born among the wretched hovels of the Marshalsea debtors' prison, Little Dorrit's childhood has been consumed by the responsibility of caring for her egocentric father and her self-seeking family. While working as a seamstress for the autocratic Mrs Clennam, Little Dorrit encounters her son Arthur who by one simple act of kindness transforms her life.
For cast see Boxing Day
♦ See Films: pages 50-72 *****






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