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Martin Chuzzlewit 

Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewit's money. He is surrounded by all these sycophantic relatives that he truly despises whilst ill, each ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Emma Chambers ...  Charity Pecksniff 6 episodes, 1994
Julia Sawalha ...  Mercy Pecksniff 6 episodes, 1994
Keith Allen ...  Jonas Chuzzlewit 6 episodes, 1994
Philip Franks Philip Franks ...  Tom Pinch 6 episodes, 1994
Tom Wilkinson ...  Seth Pecksniff 6 episodes, 1994
Paul Scofield ...  Old Martin Chuzzlewit / ... 6 episodes, 1994
Peter Wingfield ...  John Westlock 6 episodes, 1994
Pauline Turner Pauline Turner ...  Mary Graham 6 episodes, 1994
Ben Walden ...  Young Martin Chuzzlewit 5 episodes, 1994
Steve Nicolson ...  Mark Tapley 5 episodes, 1994
Pete Postlethwaite ...  Tigg Montague / ... 5 episodes, 1994
Paul Francis Paul Francis ...  Bailey / ... 5 episodes, 1994
Maggie Steed ...  Mrs. Todgers 5 episodes, 1994
Lynda Bellingham ...  Mrs. Lupin 5 episodes, 1994
John Padden John Padden ...  Augustus Moddle 5 episodes, 1994
Stephen Mapes Stephen Mapes ...  Lewsome 5 episodes, 1994
John Mills ...  Mr. Chuffey 3 episodes, 1994
Elizabeth Spriggs ...  Mrs. Gamp 3 episodes, 1994
Graham Stark ...  Nadgett 3 episodes, 1994
Joan Sims ...  Betsy Prig 3 episodes, 1994
Robin Hooper ...  Mr. Jinkins 3 episodes, 1994
Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy ...  Ruth Pinch 3 episodes, 1994
Hannah Tollman Hannah Tollman ...  Jane, Maidservant at Pecksniff's / ... 3 episodes, 1994
Sam Kelly ...  Mr. Mould 2 episodes, 1994
Julian Fellowes ...  Dr. Jobling 2 episodes, 1994
David Bradley ...  David Crimple 2 episodes, 1994
Peter-Hugo Daly Peter-Hugo Daly ...  Chevy Slyme 2 episodes, 1994
Colin McCormack Colin McCormack ...  Bullamy 2 episodes, 1994
Nicholas Smith ...  Mr. Spottletoe 2 episodes, 1994
Lex Neale Lex Neale ...  Grand Nephew 2 episodes, 1994
Nancy Nevinson ...  Deaf Cousin 2 episodes, 1994
Philippa Urquhart Philippa Urquhart ...  Widow 2 episodes, 1994
Roger Ashton-Griffiths ...  George Chuzzlewit 2 episodes, 1994
Jenny Tomasin ...  Maidservant to Anthony / ... 2 episodes, 1994
Andrew Watson Andrew Watson ...  Gentleman Serving Punch / ... 2 episodes, 1994
Charlie Condou ...  Footman 2 episodes, 1994
Robert Putt Robert Putt ...  Mr. Jones 2 episodes, 1994
Joanna Kirkland Joanna Kirkland ...  Georgina Jones 2 episodes, 1994
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Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewit's money. He is surrounded by all these sycophantic relatives that he truly despises whilst ill, each one only interested in getting their hands on his estate.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ahány férfi See more »

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Runtime:

(1 x 85 min, 5 x 60 min episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The role of Sarah Gamp, now portrayed by Elizabeth Spriggs, was originally intended to be played by Joan Sims, who finally got the part of Betsy Prigg here. See more »

Connections

Version of Martin Chuzzlewit (1912) See more »

Soundtracks

Largo from Symphony No. 9
(From the New World)
Written by Antonín Dvorák
Heard in score during American sequences
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Very good acting and filled with humor!
6 June 2005 | by johnbolSee all my reviews

I read that someone called it a dark and gloomy adaptation. I have to disagree with that ! I thought it

a very funny TV-series.

Of course there's a lot of scheming and some people get treated very badly. But all the characters are

played in such a manner that you can't help but see them as ridiculous. Tom Wilkinson is marvelous as the pompous Seth Pecksniff and i would like to mention Elizabeth Spriggs who makes her part as Mrs. Gamp unforgettable. If you like a period drama with a good deal of humor this one is for you ! The series lasts 337 minutes. It's a shame that it's still not released on DVD.

Let's hope we don't have to wait too long ! If you like the wit of Jane Austen you will like this series

too ( yes there is a love story in it as well).


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