Bleak House: Episode 3 (S1EP3 BBC2 24 Apr 1985, Suzanne Burden)



Episode 3: Lady Dedlock ceases the case, Esther refuses an offer of marriage and Miss Flite collapses after a court hearing.

Regular Cast: Suzanne Burden (Esther Summerson), Jonathan Moore (William Guppy), Denholm Elliott (John Jarndyce)

Guest Cast: Bernard Hepton (Krook), Sylvia Coleridge (Miss Flite), Philip Franks (Richard Carstone), Lucy Hornak (Ada Clare), Frank Windsor (Gridley), Brian Deacon (Allan Woodcourt), Graham Crowden (Lord Chancellor), T. P. McKenna (Harold Skimpole), Samantha Holland (Charley Neckett), Charlie Drake (Smallweed), Eileen Davies (Judy Smallweed), Diana Rigg (Lady Dedlock), Chris Pitt (Jo), Robin Bailey (Sir Leicester Dedlock), Robert Urquhart (Laurence Boythorn), Pamela Merrick (Hortense), Cyril Appleton, James Snell, Bob Goody, Patsy Byrne, James Holland, Katharine Page, Seymour Green, Felicity Finch

Writer: Arthur Hopcraft / Director: Ross Devenish

Airdate: 24 Apr 1985 on BBC2

Series: Bleak House Season 1 Episode 3

Show Info: 8 part period drama serial based on the Charles Dickens novel. A young orphan girl, Esther Summerson, becomes inextricably tied up with a chancery case brought about by Richard Carstone.

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