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Middlemarch: Episode 6 (S1EP6 BBC Two 15 May 1994, Douglas Hodge)



Episode 6: Dr. Lydgate’s finances have reached a crisis and many of his furnishings are repossessed. Unbeknownst to him, his wife Rosamond has written to his uncle Godwin asking for £1000 but he responds directly to Lydgate in a most deprecating manner.

Regular Cast: Juliet Aubrey (Dorothea Brooke), Douglas Hodge (Doctor Tertius Lydgate), Colum Convey (Mr Hawley), Trevyn McDowell (Rosamond Vincy), Simon Chandler (Reverend Camden Farebrother), Jonathan Firth (Fred Vincy), Julian Wadham (Sir James Chettam), Rufus Sewell (Will Ladislaw), Peter Jeffrey (Nicholas Bulstrode), Caroline Harker (Celia Brooke), Rosemary Martin (Mrs Bulstrode), Patti Love (Mrs Plymdale)

Guest Cast: Clive Russell (Caleb Garth), Judi Dench (Voice of George Eliot), Gabrielle Lloyd (Mrs Garth), Robert Hardy (Arthur Brooke), Pam Ferris (Mrs Dollop), Stephen Moore (Mayor Vincy), Ronald Hines (Mr Standish), Rachel Power (Mary Garth), John Savident, Roy Holder, Sally Mates, Fred Pearson, David Sibley, David Neal, Richard Butler, James Garbutt, David Belcher, Cheryl Fergison, Emily Woof, Roger Milner, Steven Deproost

Writer: Andrew Davies / Director: Anthony Page

Airdate: 15 May 1994 on BBC Two

Series: Middlemarch Season 1 Episode 6

Show Info: Period drama serial based on the novel by George Eliot. England 1829, with a new age dawning, in Middlemarch young idealistic doctor Tersius Lydgate and Dorothea Brooke look forward to the great new world, but when Dorothy marries the much older Rev Edward Casaubon she finds herself constricted by her new situation.