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Our Mutual Friend: Episode 4 (S1EP4 BBC Two 30 Mar 1998, David Morrissey)



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Episode 4: Eugene marries Lizzie and Bella finds out her husband is John Harmon. Mr Boffin admits his change of personality was to test her character. Bradley Headstone and Riderhood drown.

Regular Cast: Keeley Hawes (Lizzie Hexam), Anna Friel (Bella Wilfer), Paul McGann (Eugene Wrayburn), Dominic Mafham (Mortimer Lightwood), David Bradley (Rogue Riderhood), Pam Ferris (Mrs Boffin), Peter Vaughan (Mr Boffin), Steven Mackintosh (John Rokesmith), Michael Culkin (Mr Veneering), Rose English (Mrs Veneering), Sarah Crowden (First Guest), Cate Fowler (Second Guest), Doon Mackichan (Sophronia Lammle), John Dallimore (Third Guest), Timothy Spall (Mr Venus), Anthony Calf (Alfred Lammle), Peter Howell (Fourth Guest), Kenneth Cranham (Silas Wegg), Margaret Tyzack (Lady Tippins), Ray Gardner (Fifth Guest)

Guest Cast: David Morrissey (Bradley Headstone), Roger Frost (Police Inspector), Katy Murphy (Jenny Wren), Martin Hancock (Sloppy), Cyril Shaps (Mr Riab), Paul Bailey (Charley Hexam), Robert Lang (Mr Tremlow), Rachel Power (Pleasant Riderhood), John Dicks, Willie Ross, Richard Stirling

Writer: Sandy Welch / Novel: Charles Dickens / Director: Julian Farino

Airdate: 30 Mar 1998 on BBC Two

Series: Our Mutual Friend Season 1 Episode 4

Show Info: Period drama serial. In Victorian times, Lizzie Hexam (whose father is suspected of murder after dragging a body out of the River Thames, where he works as a Longshoreman,) has two men competing for her affections – a situation which leads to tradegy. Meanwhile Bella Wilfer is also trying to make her way in the world.