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 teal velvet Spencer and matching bonnet Emma Pierson (Fanny Dorrit) wears are the same ones worn by Felicity Dean (Mrs. Clay) to visit Lady Dalrymple in Persuasion. The bonnet is also…
[show]The teal velvet Spencer and matching bonnet Emma Pierson (Fanny Dorrit) wears are the same ones worn by Felicity Dean (Mrs. Clay) to visit Lady Dalrymple in Persuasion. The bonnet is also worn by Greta Scacchi (Mrs. Weston) in the final scene of Emma.
- 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 gold day dress with yellow overdress Janine Duvitski (Mrs. Meagles) wears in the final scene is the same costume Sheila Gish (Mrs. Norris) wears when Tom returns in Mansfield Park.