Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 26, 2008
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network

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Little Dorrit (UK)

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.

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01x14 Episode 14 Aired: Dec. 11, 2008

Mr Merdle's death and the collapse of Merdle's Bank sends shock waves through London as thousands face financial ruin. Arthur returns to …

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The show had 1 season and 14 episodes air in 2008.

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  • This was the second time that Russell Tovey and Claire Foy worked alongside each other, first appearing in the pilot of Being Human, some months prior. In that series, Tovey plays a character…
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    This was the second time that Russell Tovey and Claire Foy worked alongside each other, first appearing in the pilot of Being Human, some months prior. In that series, Tovey plays a character in love with Foy's character (similar to John and Dorrit's relationship).
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  • The beige dress with paisley bodice Freema Agyeman (Tattycoram) wears on the Marseilles wharf is the same gown Sabina Franklyn (Jane Bennet) wears at Longbourn in "Pride and Prejudice"…
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    The beige dress with paisley bodice Freema Agyeman (Tattycoram) wears on the Marseilles wharf is the same gown Sabina Franklyn (Jane Bennet) wears at Longbourn in "Pride and Prejudice" (1980), Rachel Fielding (Mrs. Benson) wears in Princess Caraboo, and Julie Cox wears to read Byron's poetry book in Byron (2003) (TV). The gown is also worn by an extra on the Marseilles wharf at the beginning of The Count of Monte Christo, and by a guest at Fanny's wedding in Miss Austen Regrets (UK).
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  • The beige, tan and maroon floral-stripe day dress Janine Duvitski (Mrs. Meagles) wears for Arthur Clennam's visit is the same costume Alison Steadman (Mrs. Bennet) wears at Longbourn in Pride…
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    The beige, tan and maroon floral-stripe day dress Janine Duvitski (Mrs. Meagles) wears for Arthur Clennam's visit is the same costume Alison Steadman (Mrs. Bennet) wears at Longbourn in Pride and Prejudice (UK), Natasha Little (Augusta Leigh) wears during her pregnancy in Byron (2003) (TV), and Hayley Conick wears in "The Regency House Party" (2004). The dress is also worn by Miss Crawley's maid at Queen's Crawley in Vanity Fair (UK), and by a maid at John Dashwood's London house in Sense And Sensibility (UK).
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