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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001)

TV Movie  |  Comedy, Drama  |  29 January 2002 (USA)
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Nicholas Nickleby is an impoverished young man making his way in life in the cruel and unjust world of early Victorian England. His good looks, kind heart and gentlemanly manner are fine ... See full summary »

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Nicholas Nickleby is an impoverished young man making his way in life in the cruel and unjust world of early Victorian England. His good looks, kind heart and gentlemanly manner are fine qualities, but will they be enough for what awaits him? Written by Anonymous

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Liz Smith plays the same role, Peg Sliderscew, that she played in an earlier BBC miniseries of Nicholas Nickleby (1977), over twenty years earlier. See more »

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A great Dickens adaptation

I'm really really fussy about Dickens adaptations, Nicholas Nickleby has been a favourite book of mine for years and years. But this one was brilliant, James D'Arcy was the perfect Nicholas and Sophia Miles was a perfect Kate. James D'Arcy and Charles Dance really suit Period Dramas, they make them believable. The casting, the script and costumes = fabulous. It's turned into one of my favourite Period Dramas & frankly, compared to the newest Nicholas Nickleby (the film)...it's just a masterpiece. Give me ITV English Dramas any day!


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