Micawber (2001– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Drama
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 57 users  
Reviews: 1 user

David Jason stars as Mr. Micawber in this gentle comedy set in Victorian England and inspired by a character from Charles Dickens' novel 'David Copperfield'.

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: August

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for August 2014.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 20 titles
created 15 Aug 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 01 Dec 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Micawber" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Micawber (2001– )

Micawber (2001– ) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Micawber.

Season:

1

Year:

2002 | 2001
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ghostboat (TV Movie 2006)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A British Sub goes missing at the end of the war leaving only one crew member surviving. Everyone believes it lost to the bottom of the Baltic Sea, then 40 years later it reappears without ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Orme
Stars: David Jason, Ian Puleston-Davies, Tony Haygarth
Open All Hours (1976–1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's ... See full summary »

Stars: Ronnie Barker, David Jason, Lynda Baron
Porterhouse Blue (TV Series 1987)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Social satire on life on Cambridge College - from the headmaster to the students and even one memorable bedder...

Stars: David Jason, Ian Richardson, Paul Rogers
A Touch of Frost (TV Series 1992)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Detective Inspector Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.

Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons
Citizen Smith (1977–1980)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Wolfie Smith is an unemployed dreamer from Tooting London, a self proclaimed Urban Guerilla who aspires to be like his hero Che Guevara. Leading a small group called the Tooting Popular ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Mike Grady, Hilda Braid
Magwitch (2012)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

"Hold your noise!" - are the first words the convict Abel Magwitch growls at Pip in "Great Expectations". But what were the events that led him to become this manacled man covered in blood ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Supple
Stars: Benjamin Barnard, Del De Lorme, Rosie Del Monte
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.

Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack
The Green Green Grass (2005–2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Shifty car salesman Boycie and his wife Marlene leave their council estate in Peckham, London to start a new life in a rambling farmhouse in Shropshire.

Stars: John Challis, Sue Holderness, David Ross
The Royal Bodyguard (TV Series 2011)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A former soldier is brought out of retirement and put in charge of Royal security but he turns out to be the worst possible appointment as he is totally out of his depth.

Stars: David Jason, Geoffrey Whitehead, Tim Bentinck
The Quest (TV Movie 2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Three elderly men, Dave, Ronno and Charlie, meet at Charlie's retirement party and reminisce about their teenage "quest" in the 1950s to get laid. This had involved travelling on their ... See full summary »

Director: David Jason
Stars: David Jason, Hywel Bennett, Roy Hudd
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A young man struggles to protect his family and friends from the schemes of his sinister uncle.

Stars: Andrew Simpson, Jonathan Harden, Adrian Dunbar
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Del Boy and Rodney meet up with David Beckham while trying to sell his personal line of underpants.

Director: Tony Dow
Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, David Beckham
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Wilkins Micawber (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
...
 Emma Micawber (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
...
 Lily Micawber (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Andrew Quigley ...
 Wilkins Micawber Junior (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Michael Troughton ...
 Milton (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Heather Cameron-McLintock ...
 Alice (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Martin Wimbush ...
 Mr. Smee the Bootman (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Elizabeth Bennett ...
 Mama Sturgeon (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
...
 Ruth Sturgeon (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
...
 Henry (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
...
 Mr. Cudlipp the Grocer (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
Robert Lowe ...
 Mungo (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
...
 Beth Sturgeon (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
Edit

Storyline

David Jason stars as Mr Micawber in this gentle comedy set in Victorian England and inspired by a character from Charles Dickens' novel 'David Copperfield'. The extravagant but genteel Mr Micawber is fond of large words and long letters and never uses one word when several will do. Appearing to be a man of wealth and success, in reality he hasn't a penny to his name but firmly believes in keeping up appearances at all costs - convinced that something will come along. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 December 2001 (UK)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(4 parts)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Superbly played by Jason. Compelling to watch.
15 January 2002 | by (Bristol, England) – See all my reviews

David Jason shows us once again how versatile he is. As well as being a very fine comedy actor, he is perfectly suited to serious parts too. He is marvellous as Micawber - he makes the character believeable and realistic, as well as throwing in a touch of humour now and then. Surely this man deserves a knighthood for all his wonderful work in acting throughout the years.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Micawber (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?