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
Mr Merdle's death and the collapse of Merdle's Bank sends shock waves through London as thousands face financial ruin. Arthur returns to …
Series Fun Facts
- 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.
- 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"…
[show]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).