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Masterpiece Episode: "Little Dorrit"

Season 39, Episode 11
Episode Synopsis: The conclusion of Charles Dickens' "Little Dorrit" finds a confused Mr. Dorrit believing he's still in the Marshalsea while attending a fancy masked ball. Amy moves to England, where she moves in with Fanny and Sparkler and bumps into Arthur, whose fortune is threatened when Merdle's investment scheme collapses.
Original Air Date: Apr 26, 2009
Guest Cast Georgia King: Pet Meagles Amanda Redman: Mrs. Merdle Eve Myles: Maggy Russell Tovey: John Chivery Mackenzie Crook: Harris James Fleet: Frederick Dorrit Darren Boyd: Tite Barnacle Jr. Judy Parfitt: Mrs. Clennam Maxine Peake: Miss Wade Alex Wyndham: Henry Gowan Freema Agyeman: Tattycoram Alun Armstrong: Jeremiah/Ephraim Flintwinch Annette Crosbie: Mr. F's Aunt Ron Cook: Mr. Chivery Janine Duvitski: Mrs. Meagles Sue Johnston: Affery Flintwinch Ruth Jones: Flora Finching Sebastian Armesto: Edmund Sparkler Robert Hardy: Tite Barnacle Tom Courtenay: William Dorrit Emma Pierson: Fanny Dorrit Matthew Macfadyen: Arthur Clennam Anton Lesser: Mr. Merdle Bill Paterson: Mr. Meagles Claire Foy: Amy Dorrit Eddie Marsan: Pancks Andy Serkis: Rigaud

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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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