Bleak House (2005– )

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A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th-century English legal system

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 18 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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 Esther Summerson (15 episodes, 2005)
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 John Jarndyce (15 episodes, 2005)
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 Ada Clare / ... (15 episodes, 2005)
Finn Morrell ...
 Street urchin (15 episodes, 2005)
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 Lady Dedlock / ... (14 episodes, 2005)
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 Clamb (14 episodes, 2005)
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 Mr. Tulkinghorn (12 episodes, 2005)
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 Richard Carstone (12 episodes, 2005)
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 Sir Leicester Dedlock (12 episodes, 2005)
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 Guppy (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Sergeant George (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Miss Flite (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Smallweed (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Harold Skimpole (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Bucket (9 episodes, 2005)
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 Mrs. Rouncewell (9 episodes, 2005)
Lilo Baur ...
 Hortense (9 episodes, 2005)
Katie Angelou ...
 Charley Neckett (9 episodes, 2005)
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 Judy (8 episodes, 2005)
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 Phil Squod (8 episodes, 2005)
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 Rosa (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Jo (7 episodes, 2005)
Richard Harrington ...
 Allan Woodcourt (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Caddy Turveydrop / ... (7 episodes, 2005)
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A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th-century English legal system

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£6,000,000 (estimated)
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Lady Dedlock's green and white vertical-striped dress with white lace cuffs is the same costume worn by Daniela Denby-Ashe as Margaret Hale in the final scenes of North & South (2004). See more »

Quotes

John Jarndyce: [Talking of Esther after she recovers from Small Pox] I blame my self.
Boythorn: You blame yourself for an act of kindness. No sir, the person to blame is the one who calls himself God. What deity is it that would inflict such an illness on an innocent girl?
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excellent
5 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This has got to be one of the most intriguing dramas the bbc might have ever done.They set the tone with the brilliant funky ads with ladytrons witching hour setting the tone with its mysterious base pumping rhythm.This is everything a popular drama should be.Relevant,beautiful, fun,informative and clever.Anyone whos ever said Andrew Davies is unoriginal obviously hasn't read the books he bases his adaptations on and I am so happy Anna Maxwell Martin(Esther summerson) is finally receiving the credit she deserves.I saw her a few years ago in the dark materials trilogy and have followed her career since then. If you haven't been watching the episodes so far get in now before it really is too late.I want this on DVD with lots of extras please!


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