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Masterpiece Episode: "Little Dorrit"

Season 39, Episode 13
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 Judy Parfitt: Mrs. Clennam Eddie Marsan: Pancks Alex Wyndham: Henry Gowan Emma Pierson: Fanny Dorrit Georgia King: Pet Meagles Claire Foy: Amy Dorrit Amanda Redman: Mrs. Merdle Andy Serkis: Rigaud Eve Myles: Maggy Sebastian Armesto: Edmund Sparkler Anton Lesser: Mr. Merdle Tom Courtenay: William Dorrit Maxine Peake: Miss Wade Robert Hardy: Tite Barnacle Alun Armstrong: Jeremiah/Ephraim Flintwinch Annette Crosbie: Mr. F's Aunt Freema Agyeman: Tattycoram Mackenzie Crook: Harris Sue Johnston: Affery Flintwinch Ruth Jones: Flora Finching Darren Boyd: Tite Barnacle Jr. Matthew Macfadyen: Arthur Clennam Ron Cook: Mr. Chivery Bill Paterson: Mr. Meagles Janine Duvitski: Mrs. Meagles Russell Tovey: John Chivery James Fleet: Frederick Dorrit

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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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