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Little Dorrit (1987) Poster

(1987)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Christine Edzard

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Charles Dickens ... (novel)
Christine Edzard ... (writer)

Cast (in credits order)  

Derek Jacobi ... Arthur Clennam
Joan Greenwood ... Mrs. Clennam
Max Wall ... Flintwinch
Patricia Hayes Patricia Hayes ... Affery
Luke Duckett Luke Duckett ... Young Arthur
Alec Guinness ... William Dorrit
Cyril Cusack ... Frederick Dorrit
Sarah Pickering Sarah Pickering ... Little Dorrit
Amelda Brown Amelda Brown ... Fanny Dorrit
Daniel Chatto Daniel Chatto ... Tip Dorrit
Miriam Margolyes ... Flora Finching
Bill Fraser Bill Fraser ... Mr. Casby
Roshan Seth ... Mr. Pancks
Mollie Maureen Mollie Maureen ... Mr. F.'s Aunt
Diana Malin Diana Malin ... Mr. Casby's Maid
Janice Cramer Janice Cramer ... Young Flora
Roger Hammond ... Mr. Meagles
Sophie Ward ... Minnie Meagles
Kathy Staff ... Mrs. Tickit
Amanda Bellamy Amanda Bellamy ... Housemaid
Tracey Wilkinson ... Housemaid
Julia Lang Julia Lang ... Henry Gowan's Mother
Pip Torrens ... Henry Gowan
Graham Seed ... William Barnacle
Beth Ellis Beth Ellis ... Mrs. Wiliam Barnacle
Ian Gelder ... Reverend Samuel Barnacle
Lee Fox Lee Fox ... Richard Barnacle
Robert Mill Robert Mill ... Hugh Stilstalking
Morwenna Banks ... Georgina
Nadia Chambers Nadia Chambers ... Agnes
Dawn Charatan Dawn Charatan ... Mrs. Ismay
Patricia Napier Patricia Napier ... Dolly
Sophie Brew Sophie Brew ... Lydia
John Savident ... Tite Barnacle
Brian Pettifer ... Clarence Barnacle
John Harding John Harding ... Ferdinand Barnacle
Alec Wallis Alec Wallis ... Discreet Clerk
Michael Mears Michael Mears ... Clerk with the Quill
Ken Morley Ken Morley ... Mr. Wobbler
John Quarmby ... Circumlocution Office Porter
Stuart Burge Stuart Burge ... Head
Donald Pelmear Donald Pelmear ... Mr. Clive
Arthur Nightingale Arthur Nightingale ... Shabby Footman
David Stoll David Stoll ... Hesitant Weighty Gentleman
Donald Bisset Donald Bisset ... Enthusiastic Weighty Gentleman
Christopher Birch Christopher Birch ... Cautious Weighty Gentleman
Edward Burnham ... Daniel Doyce
Harold Innocent ... Mr. Rugg, Legal Advisor
David Pugh David Pugh ... Mr. Parker - A Creditor
Terence Conoley Terence Conoley ... Mr. Fogg - A Creditor
Richard Henry Richard Henry ... Smiles - Foreman
Steve Ismay Steve Ismay ... Worker
Johnny Irving Johnny Irving ... Worker
David Doyle David Doyle ... Pepper - An Apprentice
Christopher Whittingham Christopher Whittingham ... Mr. Plornish
Ruth Mitchell Ruth Mitchell ... Mrs. Plornish
Eric Francis Eric Francis ... Old Nandy
Anna Whittingham Anna Whittingham ... Plornish child
Eve Whittingham Eve Whittingham ... Plornish child
Harry Whittingham Harry Whittingham ... Plornish child
Nicholas Whittingham Nicholas Whittingham ... Plornish child
Kate Williams Kate Williams ... Mrs. Greasby
Ronnie Brody ... Broke Tenant
Joan Dainty Joan Dainty ... Broke Tenant's Wife
Susan Field ... Mrs. Tiffin
Robert Demeger Robert Demeger ... Mr. Braddle
Cordelia Ditton Cordelia Ditton ... Mrs. Braddle
David Thewlis ... George Braddle
Gerald Campion Gerald Campion ... Mr. Tetterby
Rita Treisman Rita Treisman ... Mrs. Tetterby
Betty Turner Betty Turner ... Mrs. Kidgerbury
Johnnie Clayton Johnnie Clayton ... Fiddler (as Johnny Clayton)
Moya Brady Moya Brady ... Fiddler's Daughter
John Fahey John Fahey ... 2nd Hand Furniture Seller
Joanna Maude Joanna Maude ... 2nd Hand Furniture Seller's Wife
Iris Sadler Iris Sadler ... Shirtmaker
Joanna Brookes Joanna Brookes ... Shirtmaker's Daughter
Nat Pearn Nat Pearn ... Mr. Strong
Cyril Epstein Cyril Epstein ... Mr. Strong's Friend
Alan Bungay Alan Bungay ... Principal Messenger
Howard Goorney Howard Goorney ... Bob - the Turnkey
Liz Smith ... Mrs. Bangham, Midwife
Gwenda Hughes Gwenda Hughes ... Mrs. Dorrit
Celia Bannerman ... The Milliner
Murray Melvin ... Dancing Master
Darlene Johnson Darlene Johnson ... Mrs. Robinson
Bernard Padden Bernard Padden ... Newcomer
Dermot Crowley ... Mr. Simpson
Richard Cubison Richard Cubison ... Mr. Simpson's Friend
Arthur Blake Arthur Blake ... Herbert Smangle
John Scott Martin ... Faded Insolvent
David Trevena David Trevena ... Tidily Buttoned Man
David Bale David Bale ... Lucky Skittle Player
Anthony Benson Anthony Benson ... Unlucky Skittle Player
Ian Lindsay Ian Lindsay ... Captain Martin
Douglas Roe Douglas Roe ... Captain Martin's Friend (as Doug Roe)
Tom McCabe Tom McCabe ... Rough Fellow
Ramon Martino Ramon Martino ... Gruff Fellow
Joan Stafford Joan Stafford ... Rough Lady
Terry Day Terry Day ... Mrs. Hurt
Cate Fowler ... Woman at Dance
Siobhan Nicholas Siobhan Nicholas ... Mrs. Fray
Katherine Best Katherine Best ... Lady Visitor
Yvonne D'Alpra Yvonne D'Alpra ... Motherly Lady
Robin Meredith Robin Meredith ... Ruined Speculator
Marcel Steiner Marcel Steiner ... Whistler
Charles Reynolds Charles Reynolds ... Mr. Timms
Tony Jay ... Doctor
Lizzie McKenzie Lizzie McKenzie ... Drunken Woman
Harry Cross Harry Cross ... Little Dorrit - as a Child
Sarrina Caruthers Sarrina Caruthers ... Little Dorrit - as a Child
Sandra O'Rourke Sandra O'Rourke ... Fanny - as a Child
Joanna Hurley Joanna Hurley ... Fanny - as a Child
Ricky Cave Ricky Cave ... Tip - Age 12
Zephyr Steer Zephyr Steer ... John Chivery - Age 4
Sam Steer Sam Steer ... John Chivery - Age 8
Robert Putt Robert Putt ... Mr. Chivery
Richard Stirling Richard Stirling ... John Chivery
Pauline Quirke ... Maggy - Little Dorrit's Protegee
Heathcote Williams Heathcote Williams ... Dr. Haggage
Charlie Bartle Charlie Bartle ... Mr. Battens
David Foxxe David Foxxe ... Mr. Mivvins
James Coyle James Coyle ... Horace Kinch
Maurice Elliot Maurice Elliot ... Snuggery Gambler
Jack Gittings Jack Gittings ... Old Gambler
John McEnery ... Captain Hopkins
Marilyn Milgrom Marilyn Milgrom ... Mrs. Hopkins
Stewart Permutt Stewart Permutt ... Quarrelling Debtor
John Levitt John Levitt ... Quarrelling Debtor
Marjorie Sommerville Marjorie Sommerville ... Lady By Snuggery (as Marjorie Somerville)
Seymour Green Seymour Green ... Tailor
John Warner John Warner ... Bootmaker
Peter Miles Peter Miles ... Mr. Dubbin
Laura Cox Laura Cox ... Orange Juggler
John Halstead John Halstead ... Mr. Mortimer
Charles Hunter Charles Hunter ... Mr. Mortimer's Friend
Richard Graden Richard Graden ... Slingo
Richard Clifford ... Jerry
Doris Littlewood Doris Littlewood ... Old Wife
Irene Frederick Irene Frederick ... Mrs. Pitt
Harry Webster Harry Webster ... Pickton
Leonard Maguire Leonard Maguire ... Knowledgeable Debtor
Judi Laister Judi Laister ... Anxious Wife (as Judy Laister)
Alfred Hoffman Alfred Hoffman ... Old Man
Leila Hoffman Leila Hoffman ... Old Woman (as Lelia Hoffman)
Mike Carnell Mike Carnell ... Lonely Debtor (as Mike Carnel)
Tommy Shand Tommy Shand ... Mr. Cain
Imogen Millais-Scott Imogen Millais-Scott ... Mrs. Bee
Olivier Pierre Olivier Pierre ... Hotel Manager
Tim Wright Tim Wright ... Hotel Porter
Rosemary Smith Rosemary Smith ... Hotel Maid
Lin Sagovsky Lin Sagovsky ... Hotel Maid
Odette Bennett Odette Bennett ... Fanny's Maid
Tusse Silberg Tusse Silberg ... Lady at Concert (as Tussie Silberg)
Elizabeth Archer Elizabeth Archer ... Lady at Concert
Nadine Large Nadine Large ... Lady at Concert
Eleanor Bron ... Mrs. Merdle
Michael Elphick ... Mr. Merdle
Simon Dormandy Simon Dormandy ... Sparkler
Ian Hogg ... Butler
Robert Morley ... Lord Decimus Barnacle
Alan Bennett ... The Bishop
Brenda Bruce ... Duchess
Edward Jewesbury ... Magnate from the Lords
Jonathan Cecil ... Magnate from the Bench
Brian Poyser Brian Poyser ... Treasury
Malcolm Tierney ... Bar
Trevor Ray Trevor Ray ... Magnate from the City
Rosalie Crutchley ... Wife
Betty Marsden Betty Marsden ... Mrs. Phoebe Barnacle
Paul Rhys ... Bright Young Gentleman
Malcolm Mudie Malcolm Mudie ... Officer
Barbara Peak Barbara Peak ... Countess
Ronald Russell Ronald Russell ... Elderly Gentleman (as Ron Russell)
Arthur Hewlett ... Physician
Giles Oldershaw Giles Oldershaw ... Imposing Gentleman
John Atkinson John Atkinson ... Baron
Sally Ashby Sally Ashby ... Society Lady
Anthea Holloway Anthea Holloway ... Society Lady
Ruth Sheen ... Society Lady
John Tordoff John Tordoff ... Waiter in Coffee House
Christopher Hancock ... Customer in Coffee House
Jo Warne ... Mrs. Chivery, Tobacconist
Fred Beauman Fred Beauman ... Flower Seller
Alan Foss Alan Foss ... Mr. Bead
Michael Eaves ... Narrow-Faced Man
Alison Dowling ... Pretty Milliner
Chris Darwin Chris Darwin ... Fraudulent Groom
Leon Davis Leon Davis ... Fraudulent Groom
Sidney Johnson Sidney Johnson ... Print Seller
Mark Knox Mark Knox ... Print Seller's Clerk
Frank Shelley Frank Shelley ... Disagreeable Man
Jenny Galloway ... Polly
John Dalby John Dalby ... Mr. Jobling
Danny Schiller Danny Schiller ... Reveller in Slap Bang
Arthur Kelly Arthur Kelly ... Reveller in Slap Bang
David Cardy David Cardy ... 3 Thimble Man
Eric Richard ... Sir George Wills
Guy Nicholls Guy Nicholls ... Mr. Wabe
David Whitworth David Whitworth ... James Simms
Eli Woods Eli Woods ... Greedy Eyed Old Man
Charles Simon Charles Simon ... Sharp Speculator
Stanley Lloyd Stanley Lloyd ... Mr. Worsley
Peter Waddington ... Boy at Theatre
Arthur Cox ... Stage Carpenter
Billy Gray Billy Gray ... Stage Doorman
Jackie Ekers Jackie Ekers ... Dancer at Theatre
Rebecca Ham Rebecca Ham ... Dancer at Theatre
Fiona McAlpine Fiona McAlpine ... Dancer at Theatre (as Fiona MacAlpine)
Amanda Maxwell Amanda Maxwell ... Dancer at Theatre
Shona Morris Shona Morris ... Dancer at Theatre
Diana Paris Diana Paris ... Dancer at Theatre
Cazz Scattergood Cazz Scattergood ... Dancer at Theatre
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ian Bartholomew Ian Bartholomew
P.G. Stephens P.G. Stephens
Susan Jane Tanner Susan Jane Tanner ... Little Dorrit (as a child)
Jacqueline Ann Finch ... Society Lady (uncredited)

Produced by 

John Brabourne ... producer (produced by)
Richard Goodwin ... producer (produced by)

Cinematography by 

Bruno de Keyzer

Film Editing by 

Fraser Maclean
Olivier Stockman

Casting By 

Celia Bannerman

Costume Design by 

Joyce Carter
Danielle Garderes
Claude Gastine
Judith Loom
Sally Neale
Jackie Smith
Barbara Sonnex

Production Management 

Trevor Ingman ... production manager

Art Department 

Bryn Siddall ... property buyer

Sound Department 

Paul Carr ... sound re-recording

Camera and Electrical Department 

Philippe Brun ... camera operator
Jack Collins ... lighting technician
Bruno de Keyzer ... lighting technician
Harold Farley ... lighting technician
John Fletcher ... camera operator
David Hatter ... camera operator
Michaela Mason ... camera operator
Mick Mason ... camera operator
Chris Mortley ... lighting technician
Madelyn Most ... assistant camera
Pat Noonan ... lighting technician
Colin Vinton ... lighting technician

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Shirley Nevin ... costume assistant
Marion Weise ... costume supervisor

Music Department 

Michel Sanvoisin ... conductor / music arranger
Giuseppe Verdi ... (as Guiseppe Verdi)

Other crew 

Robert Fabbri ... production assistant
Su Lim ... production assistant
Richard Morrison ... title designer
Lord Snowdon ... stills (uncredited)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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