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

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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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