Season 1: Little Dorrit

This gripping adaptation by Andrew Davies brings to life Dickens' powerful story of struggle and hardship in 1820s London. When Arthur Clennam's quest to discover the truth takes him to the Marshalsea Prison for Debt. Here he meets and befriends Amy's father, William Dorrit, who is the prison's longest serving inmate.

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Little Dorrit

Episode 1

Arthur Clennam returns from China and meets his mother's seamstress Amy Dorrit.

Episode 1

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Little Dorrit

Episode 2

Arthur befriends Amy Dorrit and involves himself in her family's affairs.

Episode 2

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Little Dorrit

Episode 3

Amy receives a proposal of marriage, and the villainous Rigaud arrives in London.

Episode 3

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Little Dorrit

Episode 4

Pancks recruits John Chivery to help solve the mystery at the heart of the Dorrit family.

Episode 4

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Little Dorrit

Episode 5

Mr Dorrit is released from the Marshalsea and sets off on a Grand Tour with his family.

Episode 5

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Little Dorrit

Episode 6

Fanny has stolen the heart of Edmund Sparkler, whose mother is keen to separate them.

Episode 6

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Little Dorrit

Episode 7

Mr Dorrit leaves Amy behind in Venice as he returns to London with Fanny and Sparkler.

Episode 7

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Little Dorrit

Episode 8

Mr Merdle's death and the collapse of Merdle's Bank send shockwaves through London.

Episode 8