Martin Chuzzlewit 1 Season 1994
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1. Episode 1 Old Martin Chuzzlewit is a very rich man, but paranoid that everyone is after his money. His grandson has made the fatal mistake of falling in love with the only person Martin trusts, and finds himself disinherited.
2. Episode 2 Pecksniff returns to Wiltshire to carry out Old Martin's orders. After a tender parting from Mrs. Lupin, Mark Tapley helps Young Martin to a secret rendezvous with Mary Graham, before seeking his fortune in America.
3. Episode 3 Jonas gives his father a lavish funeral and later proposes to Mercy Pecksniff, much to Charity's anger. Tom Pinch brings news of young Martin to Mary. Old Martin warns Mercy about entering into a marriage without love.
4. Episode 4 Jonas seeks to insure Mercy's life, Pecksniff offers Mary a permanent position in his home and Charity plans to leave her father and live in London. Tom Pinch finally recognizes his devotion to Pecksniff is misplaced.
5. Episode 5 Tom Pinch finds Mercy has suffered at her husband's hands. Montague attempts to blackmail Jonas. Young Martin and Mark Tapley return home from America. Young Martin hopes to gain forgiveness from his grandfather.
6. Episode 6 Jonas murders Montague and is exposed, so takes his own life. Old Martin's senility is seen to be a sham and at a family conference young Martin's inheritance is restored and a blessing given to wed Mary, while Pecksniff is punished.
|Starring||Emma Chambers, Keith Allen|
|Supporting actors||Julia Sawalha, Paul Scofield, John Mills, Ben Walden, Philip Franks, Paul Francis, Maggie Steed, Tom Wilkinson, Robin Hooper, Andrew Watson, John Padden, Peter Wingfield, Lynda Bellingham, Steve Nicolson, David Bradley, Pete Postlethwaite, Stephen Mapes, Jenny Tomasin|
|Executive Producer||Rebecca Eaton|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
I find great comfort in these BBC productions of Dickens' works...
Exquisitely produced and acted.... very involving and great portrayals of
a wide range of humanity
Some friends put this on late at night and I Initially sat back thinking hmmn I don't think I'll bother with it and was planing to make my excuses and head home. Read morePublished 2 months ago by RB
As with all things Dickens; This story was absolutely superb and this adaptation kept you wondering till the very last moment. Read morePublished 3 months ago by brittlit
What a joy! The BBC deliver yet another sterling mini-series Dickens adaptation.My favorite character had to be Tom Wilkinson as Pecksniff-he is quite the creep and deceiver-but... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jean Richmond
Had seen this before so ordered my own copy. The characters are wonderfully wise or devious or stupid as the story uses them and the plot is complex enough to be involving. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Carolyn Sutter
Paul Scofield and Tom Wilkinson are great. It is one of those "modern," edgy treatments of
Dickens, like Bleak House and Great Expectations.
Excellent series, great plot, kept you in suspense. Loved the characters, taught a great lesson in humbleness, a must watch.Published 5 months ago by Donald Pollard
What a wonderful adaptation of Dickens. Beware of greed, vanity and pride. For goodness, kindness and compassion prevails above all else.Published 5 months ago by Aysheh Spicer
I enjoyed this production so much. This is one of the better BBC productions. I recommend it highly. I love the names of the Dickensian characters. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Fortune