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

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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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