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Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in ten episodes by BETTY DAVIES starring Angela Pleasence as Little Dorrit Daniel Massey as Arthur Clennam and Peter Vaughan as Mr Dorrit
1: The Father of the Marshalsea
(Full details: Tues 3.15) long wave only
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Classic Serial: Little Dorrit

The conclusion of Charles Dickens 's masterpiece of social satire and imprisonment, dramatised by Doug Lucie. After herfather's death Little Dorrit is still in Italy when the newly married Fanny has a strange visit from Mr Merdle. With Ian McKellen , Julian Wadham , Margaret Tyzack , Jasmine Hyde and Kenneth Cranham. Repeated from Sunday
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Classic Serial: Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens 's masterpiece of social satire and imprisonment is dramatised in five parts by Doug Lucie. 4: The newly wealthy Dorrits set off on a tour of Europe, but Little Dorrit is homesick. Fanny finds a suitor and William is gratified by the attentions of Mr Merdle.
Repeated from Sunday
BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial: Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens 's masterpiece of social satire and imprisonment is dramatised in five parts by Doug Lucie. 4: The newly wealthy Dorrits set off on a tour of Europe, but Little Dorrit is homesick. Fannyfinds a suitor and William is gratified by the attentions of Mr Merdle.
Director Janet Whitaker. Music
Mia Soteriou ViolinSteve Bentley-Klein . Repeated Saturday 9pm
BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial: Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens 's masterpiece of social satire and imprisonment is dramatised in five parts by Doug Lucie. 2: ArthurClennam still believes his parents have wronged someone, but he can't get any help from the Circumlocution Office. He also thinks he has found a new love, and Little Dorrit receives a proposal. With Ian McKellen , Julian Wadham , Margaret Tyzack , John Wood , Jasmine Hyde and Indira Varma. Repeated from Sunday
BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial: Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens 's masterpiece of social satire and imprisonment is dramatised in five parts by Doug Lucie. 1: Arthur Clennam returns from China, fearful of a wrong committed by his parents, and meets Little Dorrit , a young seamstress. Curious and protective towards her he follows herto her home, the Marshalsea Debtor's Prison, and is introducedto herextraordinaryfamily. With Ian McKellen , Julian Wadham ,
Margaret Tyzack , John Wood , Jasmine Hyde and Indira Varma. Repeated from Sunday
BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial: Little Dorrit: 1

Charles Dickens's masterpiece of social satire and imprisonment is dramatised in five parts by Doug Lucie.
Arthur Clennam returns from China, fearful of a wrong committed by his parents, and meets Little Dorrit, a young seamstress. Curious and protective towards her he follows her to her home, the Marshalsea debtor's prison, and is introduced to her extraordinary family.

Repeated Saturday 9pm
Recording the serial on location: page 11
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Little Dorrit

by CHARLES piCKENS dramatised in ten episodes by BETTY DAVIES starringand
2: The Child of the Marshalsea
Three people haunted Arthur Clennam's thoughts: his father, with the steadfast look with which he had died; his mother. with her arm up, warding oft his suspicion: and Little Dorrit. with her hand on her degraded father's arm and her drooping head turned away. What if his mother had an old reason she well knew for softening to this poor girl? What if the prisoner should trace back his fall to her? What if any act of hers. and of his father's, should have even remotely brought the grey heads of the two Dorrit brothers so low? withand
With MICHAEL GOLDIE
GODFREY KENTON , GORDON REID and PEGGY PAIGE
Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Tucs 3.15 pm) (Selina Cadell is a National Theatre player) long wave only
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Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in ten episodes by BETTY DAVIES starring and 3: Of Love and Lovers
" From the unhappy suppression of my youngest days, through the rigid and unloving home that followed them, through my departure, my long exile, my return, my mother's welcome, my intercourse with her since. down to the afternoon of this day with poor Flora," said Arthur Clennam. " what have I found? His door was softly opened and these spoken words startled him, and came as if they were an answer: " Little Dorrit ".' with and With ELIZABETH RIDER ,
ADRIAN EGAN , MARTIN FRIEND, BRIAN HAINES and GORDON REID
MARY NASH (piano)
Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Tues 3.15 pm) long wave only
(Selina Cadell is a National Theatre player)
BBC Radio 4 FM

Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in ten episodes by BETTY DAVIES starring and 4: The Stranger
Arthur Clennam had come to attach to Little Dorrit an interest so peculiar - an interest that removed her from, while it grew out of, the common and coarse things surrounding her - that he found it disappointing, disagreeable, almost painful, to suppose her in love with young Mr Chivery in the backyard. or any such person. and Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Tues 3.15 pm) (Selina Cadell is a National Theatre player) long wave only
BBC Radio 4 FM

Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised intenepisodes by BETTY DAVIES
7: The Mighty Merdle
There was a sympathetic understanding established between Little Dorrit and the young Mrs Gowan and they had a new assurance of congeniality in the aversion which each perceived that the other felt towards Blandois of Paris; an aversion amounting to repugnance and horror of a natural antipathy towards an odious creature of the reptile kind. To both of them, Blandois behaved in exactly the same manner: it was as if he had said, ' I have a secret power in this quarter. I know what I know.'
Directed by jane MORGAN (Repealed. Tues 3.15 pm) (Selina Cadell is a National Theatre player; Philip Voss is in ' Dirty Linen ' at the Arts Theatre. London) long wave only
BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial: Little Dorrit

The conclusion of Charles Dickens's masterpiece of social satire and imprisonment. Dramatised by Doug Lucie.
After her father's death little Dorrit is still in Italy when the newly married Fanny has a strange visit from Mr Merdle. Arthur is struck by disaster and Mrs Clennam is blackmailed into revealing the family secret.
(Repeated Saturday 9pm)
BBC Radio 4 FM

Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in ten episodes by BETTY DAVIES starring and 6: Riches
' Mr Dorrit , there is not the smallest doubt that within a few days you will be free, and highly prosperous. I congratulate you with all my soul on this change of fortune, and on the happy future into which you are soon to carry the treasure you have been blest with here - the best of all the riches you can have elsewhere - the treasure at your side.' and Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Tues 3.15 pm) long wave only
BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial: Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens 's masterpiece of social satire and imprisonment is dramatised in five parts by Doug Lucie. 3: Mr Pancks has been moleing and has made discoveries about the Dorrit family, but Arthur still has not solved his family's secret. The banker, Mr Merdle , is introduced.
Director Janet Whitaker. Music
Mia Soteriou ViolinSteve Bentley-Klein . Repeated Saturday 9pm
BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial: Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens's masterpiece of social satire and imprisonment is dramatised in five parts by Doug Lucie.
3: Mr Pancks has been moleing and has made discoveries about the Dorrit family, but Arthur still has not solved his family's secret.
Repeated from Sunday
BBC Radio 4 FM

Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS 10: Do Not Forget
BBC Radio 4 FM

Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in ten episodes by BETTY DAVIES starring 8: Two Brothers
Arthur observed that wherever he went he saw, or heard, or touched, the celebrated name of Merdie. He began to think it was curious that it should be everywhere, and that nobody but he should seem to have any mistrust of it. Though, indeed, he began to remember when he got to this that even he did not mistrust it; he had only happened to keep aloof from it.
Such symptoms, when a disease of the kind is rife, are usually the signs of sickening. with and with JOHN BULL
ROGER HAMMOND and DANNY SCHILLER
Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Tues 3.15 pm) long wave only
BBC Radio 4 FM

Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS 4: The Stranger
BBC Radio 4 FM

Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS
7: The Mighty Merdle
BBC Radio 4 FM

Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in ten episodes by BETTY DAVIES starring and 1: The Father of the Marshalsea
The Marshalsea prison was a close and confined prison for debtors. It was an oblong pile of barrack building, partitioned into squalid houses standing back to back; environed by a narrow paved yard. hemmed in by high walls, duly spiked at top. with and Directed by JANE MORGAN
(Bruce Purchase is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)






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