Based on the 1850s novel by Dickens, this period drama tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors prison in London. Amy's world is transformed when her boss's son Arthur returns from overseas to solve his family's mysterious legacy and discovers that their lives are interlinked.
Last Episode01x14 Episode 14 Aired: Dec. 11, 2008
Thousand face financial ruin following Mr Merdle's death and the collapse of his bank. When Arthur becomes seriously ill Amy looks after him. …
Series Fun Facts
- The shear ivory gown with pink satin ribbon rosettes worn by Ruth Jones (Flora Finching) is the same costume worn by Geraldine James (Lady Emma Hamilton) in "I Remember Nelson" (1982).
- The tan velvet hat worn by Maxine Peake (Miss Wade) is the same hat Marsha Fitzalan (Caroline Bingley) wears in the coach with Mr. Bingley in "Pride and Prejudice" (1980).
- The dot-patterned beige muslin day dress with puffy sleeves Georgia King (Pet Meagles) wears on the wharf is the same costume Joanna David (Mrs. Gardiner) wears at the Inn at Lambton in Pride…
[show]The dot-patterned beige muslin day dress with puffy sleeves Georgia King (Pet Meagles) wears on the wharf is the same costume Joanna David (Mrs. Gardiner) wears at the Inn at Lambton in Pride and Prejudice (UK), Greta Scacchi (Mrs. Weston) wears at Randalls in Emma, and Barbara Flynn wears at the Towers in the opening scene of "Wives and Daughters" (1999),