Dickensian (2015–2016)
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Episode #1.6 

Bob Cratchit fights to clear his name so that he will be at home in time for his daughter's wedding. Amelia is left feeling both confused and intrigued by Compeyson's behaviour.

Director:

Philippa Langdale

Writers:

Charles Dickens (characters and works of), Simon Winstone
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Rea ... Inspector Bucket
Phoebe Dynevor ... Martha Cratchit
Robert Wilfort ... Bob Cratchit
Jack Shalloo ... Constable Duff
Tom Weston-Jones ... Meriwether Compeyson
Joseph Quinn ... Arthur Havisham
Pauline Collins ... Mrs. Gamp
Ellie Haddington Ellie Haddington ... Fanny Biggetywitch
Jennifer Hennessy ... Emily Cratchit
Brenock O'Connor ... Peter Cratchit
Tuppence Middleton ... Amelia Havisham
Amy Dunn Amy Dunn ... Mary
Caroline Quentin ... Mrs. Bumble
Richard Ridings ... Mr. Bumble
Ned Dennehy ... Ebeneezer Scrooge
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Storyline

Bucket arrests Bob, believing he killed Marley who caught him falsifying ledgers though he does let him go to give away his daughter in marriage. Amelia starts to warm to Compeyson but seeks the advice of her cousin Matthew Pocket whilst Frances suggests to Honoria that marriage to Sir Leicester Dedlock would solve all the family's financial woes. Meanwhile nurse Mrs Gamp operates on Wegg and ineffectual beadle Bumble is once more humiliated by his bossy wife. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 2016 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Goofs

Martha's wedding begins with the Wedding Chorus by Richard Wagner ("Here Comes The Bride"). The piece was composed in 1850 and only became a popular wedding march after it was used at a Royal wedding in 1858 - years after the Dickensian period. See more »

Quotes

Bob Cratchit: Mr Marley made me the loan, sir.
Ebeneezer Scrooge: And you thought to renegotiate terms without the agreement of the surviving partner? Then you must surely have consulted with Jacob Marley's ghost. Mmm? Is that it?
Bob Cratchit: I just needed a month's grace.
Inspector Bucket: What exactly has he done?
Ebeneezer Scrooge: Cratchit has taken it upon himself to move his debt from Marley's ledger to his own, reducing the immediate burden and amortising it over a lengthier term.
Inspector Bucket: Reducing what he owes?
Ebeneezer Scrooge: Mmm...
[consulting the ledger]
Ebeneezer Scrooge: Increasing it, in fact, by a ...
[...]
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Soundtracks

Home Sweet Home
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Traditional
[The Cratchits sing]
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