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Masterpiece Episode: "Bleak House"

Season 36, Episode 2
Episode Synopsis: “Bleak House,” Part 2. Tulkinghorn (Charles Dance) checks into Nemo's past; Esther (Anna Maxwell Martin) is attracted to Allan Woodcourt (Richard Harrington); Jarndyce (Denis Lawson) asks Richard and Ada Clare to postpone any marriage plans. Lady Dedlock: Gillian Anderson. Jo: Harry Eden. Krook: Johnny Vegas. Sir Leicester: Timothy West. Richard: Patrick Kennedy. Ada Clare: Carey Mulligan. Adapted by Andrew Davies from the Dickens novel. A BBC production.
Original Air Date: Jan 29, 2006
Guest Cast Carey Mulligan: Ada Clare Denis Lawson: John Jarndyce Patrick Kennedy: Richard Carstone Johnny Vegas: Krook Charles Dance: Mr. Tulkinghorn Anna Maxwell Martin: Esther Summerson Harry Eden: Jo Nathaniel Parker: Harold Skimpole Richard Harrington: Allan Woodcourt

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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