Little Dorrit (2008)
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Episode #1.8 

The newly-rich Dorrits leave the Marshalsea and Amy is appalled at how coldly her father treats Arthur when repaying the money he owes. Her snobbish siblings are equally as dismissive of ... See full summary »

Director:

Adam Smith

Writers:

Charles Dickens (novel), Andrew Davies (screenwriter)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Claire Foy ... Amy Dorrit
Tom Courtenay ... Mr. Dorrit
Arthur Darvill ... Tip Dorrit
James Fleet ... Frederick Dorrit
Matthew Macfadyen ... Arthur Clennam
Emma Pierson ... Fanny Dorrit
Eddie Marsan ... Pancks
Russell Tovey ... John Chivery
Ron Cook ... Chivery
Eve Myles ... Maggy
Geoffrey McGivern Geoffrey McGivern ... Rugg (as Geoff McGivern)
Judy Parfitt ... Mrs. Clennam
Alun Armstrong ... Flintwinch
Andy Serkis ... Rigaud
Maxine Peake ... Miss Wade
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Storyline

The newly-rich Dorrits leave the Marshalsea and Amy is appalled at how coldly her father treats Arthur when repaying the money he owes. Her snobbish siblings are equally as dismissive of Arthur. Rigaud visits Miss Wade, who pays him to befriend and travel to Italy with the newly-wed Gowans and to harm Henry. The Dorrits also arrive in Italy on the Grand Tour, in the company of Mrs. General, who William has employed as a companion to his daughters. At an inn they meet the Gowans and Rigaud, who is intrigued to hear who they are. Pet and Amy bond, with a mutual dislike of the Frenchman and their regard for Arthur, Back in London, the Plornishes are planning to buy a shop with money given them by Amy, where they will look after and employ Maggy. Whilst pretending to be pleased for them Casby plans to double their rent. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2009 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Emma Pierson (Fanny Dorrit) & James Fleet (Frederick Dorrit) also worked on episode 2.4, Death in Paradise: Death In The Clinic (2013), of Death in Paradise (2011) as Anna Jones & Jeremy Tipping respectively. See more »

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