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Masterpiece Episode: "Bleak House"

Season 36, Episode 5
Episode Synopsis: Part 5. In the penultimate episode of “Bleak House,” Sir Leicester invites Esther (Anna Maxwell Martin), Ada and Jarndyce to visit; Jarndyce tells Esther his hopes for the future; Carstone ends his military career; Esther is reunited with Allan Woodcourt; and Tulkinghorn is surprised by a visitor. Lady Dedlock: Gillian Anderson. Tulkinghorn: Charles Dance. Ada: Carey Mulligan. Carstone: Patrick Kennedy. Woodcourt: Richard Harrington.
Original Air Date: Feb 19, 2006
Guest Cast Patrick Kennedy: Richard Carstone Timothy West: Sir Leicester Charles Dance: Tulkinghorn Richard Harrington: Allan Woodcourt Harry Eden: Jo Anna Maxwell Martin: Esther Summerson Carey Mulligan: Ada Clare Hugo Speer: Sgt. George Denis Lawson: John Jarndyce

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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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