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Dickensian: Episode 1 (S1EP1 BBC 26 Dec 2015, Anton Lesser)

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Episode 1: It’s Christmas Eve and Jacob Marley is ruthlessly pursuing his debtors, including Little Nell’s dying grandad at the Old Curiosity Shop. Meanwhile a young Miss Havisham has come into a fortune.

Cast: Anton Lesser (Fagin), Alexandra Moen (Frances Barbary), Ned Dennehy (Ebenezer Scrooge), Stephen Rea (Inspector Bucket), Pauline Collins (Mrs Gamp), Peter Firth (Jacob Marley), Phoebe Dynevor (Martha Cratchit), Omid Djalili (Mr Venus), Zaak Conway (Tim Cratchit), Joseph Quinn (Arthur Havisham), Robert Wilfort (Bob Cratchit), Sophie Rundle (Honoria Barbary), Tuppence Middleton (Amelia Havisham), Tom Weston-Jones (Meriweather Compeyson), Caroline Quentin (Mrs. Bumble), Brenock O’Connor (Peter Cratchit), Christopher Fairbank (Silas Wegg)

Airdate: 26 Dec 2015 on BBC

Series: Dickensian Season 1 Episode 1

Show Info: Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens’ novels—including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham—in half-hour episodes, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to The Three Cripples Pub, while Fagin’s Den is hidden down a murky alley off a bustling Victorian street.