Little Dorrit (2008)
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Episode #1.7 

The day dawns when Pet Meagles marries her Henry with Arthur as best man. Henry's mother tells her friend Mrs. Merdle that she has dropped her opposition to the union because the 'Miggles' ... See full summary »

Director:

Adam Smith

Writers:

Charles Dickens (novel), Andrew Davies (screenwriter)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sue Johnston ... Affery
Andy Serkis ... Rigaud
Alun Armstrong ... Flintwinch
Judy Parfitt ... Mrs. Clennam
Peter-Hugo Daly Peter-Hugo Daly ... Landlord (as Peter Hugo-Daly)
Matthew Macfadyen ... Arthur Clennam
James Fleet ... Frederick Dorrit
Claire Foy ... Amy Dorrit
Tom Courtenay ... Mr. Dorrit
Arthur Darvill ... Tip Dorrit
Eddie Marsan ... Pancks
Geoffrey McGivern Geoffrey McGivern ... Rugg (as Geoff McGivern)
Harriet Walter ... Mrs. Gowan
Nicholas Jones ... Scary Butler
Amanda Redman ... Mrs. Merdle
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The day dawns when Pet Meagles marries her Henry with Arthur as best man. Henry's mother tells her friend Mrs. Merdle that she has dropped her opposition to the union because the 'Miggles' family's dowry will contribute to the couple's visit to Italy, where Henry can study art. Mr. and Mrs. 'Miggles', however, are less than elated at the marriage. Rigaud charms Arthur's mother when he visits her with the contents of the stolen box, and, whilst her butler stands by uncomfortably, she lets the Frenchman know that she will do business with him when she is ready. Flora lets it slip to Arthur that she realizes that her father is a greedy charlatan, allowing Pancks to take the scorn of Casby's over-taxed tenants but Mr. Pancks himself is on a high. Thanks to his detective work in cahoots with his friends Mr. and Miss Rugg and John Chivery - and subsidized by cash he has borrowed from Casby under false pretences -- he has 'moled out' the fact that William Dorrit is the heir to a fortune that... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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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 »

Quotes

Mr. Dorrit: You talk easily of hours, sir. How long do you think an hour is to a man who is choking for want of air?
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