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Bleak House: Episode 8 (S1EP8 BBC2 29 May 1985, Denholm Elliott)



Episode 8: Richard, now married to Ada, continues the legal cause of Jarndyce.

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

Guest Cast: Philip Franks (Richard Carstone), Graham Crowden (Lord Chancellor), Sylvia Coleridge (Miss Flite), T. P. McKenna (Harold Skimpole), Brian Deacon (Allan Woodcourt), Lucy Hornak (Ada Clare), Samantha Holland (Charley Neckett), James Snell, Cyril Appleton, Russell Wootton, Colin Jeavons, Anthony Roye

Writer: Arthur Hopcraft / Director: Ross Devenish

Airdate: 29 May 1985 on BBC2

Series: Bleak House Season 1 Episode 8

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.