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Masterpiece: Little Dorrit: (Part 1)

The place is 1820's England, and young Amy Dorrit's father has been in debtors prison now for 25 years, as she takes on a job as a seamstress with Ms. Clennam, a stern shut-in. The woman's son, Arthur, who has just returned from decades abroad, is suspicious of her kind act.

Episode Info

Episode number: 39x9
Production Number: 3909
Airdate: Sunday March 29th, 2009
Special Runtime: 120 Minutes


Guest Stars
Alun ArmstrongAlun Armstrong
As Jeremiah and Ephraim Flintwinch
Amanda LawrenceAmanda Lawrence
As Poyner
Annette CrosbieAnnette Crosbie
As Mr. F's Aunt
Bill PatersonBill Paterson
As Mr. Meagles
Claire FoyClaire Foy
As Amy Dorrit
Georgia KingGeorgia King
As Pet Meagles
James FleetJames Fleet
As Frederick Dorrit
Jason Watkins (1)Jason Watkins (1)
As Mr. Plornish
Matthew MacFadyen (1)Matthew MacFadyen (1)
As Arthur Clennam
Maxine PeakeMaxine Peake
As Miss Wade
Nicholas BlaneNicholas Blane
As Lawyer
Robert HardyRobert Hardy
As Tite Barnacle
Ron CookRon Cook
As Mr. Chivery
Rosie CavalieroRosie Cavaliero
As Mrs. Plornish
Russell ToveyRussell Tovey
As John Chivery
Ruth JonesRuth Jones
As Flora Finching
Alex WyndhamAlex Wyndham
As Henry Gowan
Andy SerkisAndy Serkis
As Rigaud
Angus BarnettAngus Barnett
As Slingo
Antonio MagroAntonio Magro
As Gondolier
Arthur DarvillArthur Darvill
As Tip Dorrit
Bel PowleyBel Powley
As Flower girl
Daniel RovaiDaniel Rovai
As Jailer
Danielle UrbasDanielle Urbas
As Landlady
Darren BoydDarren Boyd
As Tite Barnacle Jr
David VerreyDavid Verrey
As Fat Man
Eddie MarsanEddie Marsan
As Pancks
Emma PiersonEmma Pierson
As Fanny Dorrit
Eve MylesEve Myles
As Maggy
Freema AgyemanFreema Agyeman
As Tattycoram
George PottsGeorge Potts
As Bank Porter
Ian McElhinneyIan McElhinney
As Mr. Clennam
Imogen BainImogen Bain
As Miss Rugg
Janine DuvitskiJanine Duvitski
As Mrs. Meagles
Jason ThorpeJason Thorpe
As Cavalletto
John AldertonJohn Alderton
As Mr. Casby
Judy ParfittJudy Parfitt
As Mrs. Clennam
Laurence BelcherLaurence Belcher
As Young Arthur
Mark KemperMark Kemper
As Cabby
Nicholas JonesNicholas Jones
As Scary Butler
Pam FerrisPam Ferris
As Mrs. General
Peter Hugo-DalyPeter Hugo-Daly
As Landlord
Philip DesmeulesPhilip Desmeules
As Father Laurent
Roy HuddRoy Hudd
As Theater Director
Sebastian ArmestoSebastian Armesto
As Edmund Sparkler
Stephane CornicardStephane Cornicard
As Monsieur Henri
Stuart McLoughlinStuart McLoughlin
As Stagehand
Stuart NurseStuart Nurse
As Marshalsea Doctor
Sue JohnstonSue Johnston
As Affery
Tom CourtenayTom Courtenay
As Mr. Dorrit
Vincent RiottaVincent Riotta
As Major Domo
Zubin VarlaZubin Varla
As Daniel Doyce
Main Cast
Gillian AndersonGillian Anderson
As Host - Masterpiece Classic
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