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Bleak House 

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Mini-Series (2005)
A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
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 Richard Carstone 12 episodes, 2005
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 Phil Squod 8 episodes, 2005
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 Caddy Turveydrop / ... 7 episodes, 2005
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A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.

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22 January 2006 (USA)  »

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Casa desolada  »

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Charles Dance (Mr. Tulkinghorn), Burn Gorman (Guppy) and Robert Pugh (Mr. Chadband) have taken part in Game of Thrones (2011). They respectively portrayed Tywin Lannister, Karl Tanner and Craster. See more »

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[repeated line, to his grand-daughter]
Smallweed: Shake me up, Judy!
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Version of Bleak House (1926) See more »

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Breathtaking
2 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

For me to put finger to keyboard so to speak takes something pretty darned unusual! Bleak House is just that. It is probably the best television I've ever seen and I've seen quite a lot.

I cannot praise this adaptation and the actors highly enough. The production sparkles and one is immediately involved with the story and the characters. I'm writing this with the series almost finished and now wish I'd kept all the recordings I'd made of it. Repeats on the whole are very run of the mill and disappointing but they can repeat this one as often as they like! I too would like it on DVD so I can watch the whole thing over again. Well done BBC..fantastic


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