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The Resource Bleak House, Episode 1, by Charles Dickens ; screenplay by Andrew Davies ; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark ; directed by Justin Chadwick ; a BBC, WGBH Boston co-production in association with Deep Indigo

Bleak House, Episode 1, by Charles Dickens ; screenplay by Andrew Davies ; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark ; directed by Justin Chadwick ; a BBC, WGBH Boston co-production in association with Deep Indigo

Label
Bleak House, Episode 1
Title
Bleak House
Title number
Episode 1
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Dickens ; screenplay by Andrew Davies ; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark ; directed by Justin Chadwick ; a BBC, WGBH Boston co-production in association with Deep Indigo
Contributor
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tale. Young orphan Esther Summerson is brought to the High Court of Chancery, where she is thrown together with two wards of the court, Richard Carstone and Ada Clare. Both are caught up in the infamous suit of Jarndyce and Jarndyce, which brings nothing but ruin and despair to all it touches. Esther, Richard and Ada are sent to live at Bleak House, where they receive a friendly welcome from their rich guardian John Jarndyce
Awards note
  • Nominated 2006 Satellite Awards, Best Miniseries
  • Nominated 2007 Golden Globes, Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • Nominated 2007 Golden Globes, Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
  • Won 2006 BAFTA Awards, Best Actress
  • Won 2006 BAFTA Awards, Best Costume Design
  • Won 2006 BAFTA Awards, Best Drama Serial
  • Won 2006 BAFTA Awards, Best Editing Fiction Entertainment
  • Won 2006 BAFTA Awards, Best Production Design
  • Won 2006 Peabody Awards
  • Won 2006 Primetime Emmy Awards, Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic)
  • Won Primetime Emmy Awards, Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Gillian Anderson, Alun Armstrong, Charlie Brooks, Warren Clarke, Pauline Collins, Charles Dance, Phil Davis, Burn Gorman, Richard Harrington, Matthew Kelly, Patrick Kennedy, Denis Lawson, John Lynch, Anna Maxwell Martin, Alistair McGowan, Carey Mulligan, Nathaniel Parker, Natalie Press, Anne Reid, Ian Richardson, Hugo Speer, Liza Tarbuck, Johnny Vegas, Timothy West
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1812-1870
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chadwick, Justin,
  • Davies, Andrew
  • Stafford-Clark, Nigel,
  • Dickens, Charles
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Deep Indigo Productions
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Runtime
52
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Actions and defenses
  • Murder
  • Orphans
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Bleak House, Episode 1, by Charles Dickens ; screenplay by Andrew Davies ; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark ; directed by Justin Chadwick ; a BBC, WGBH Boston co-production in association with Deep Indigo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed July 24, 2017)
Control code
ASP3562407/marc
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (52 minutes)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1000201885
Video recording format
other
Label
Bleak House, Episode 1, by Charles Dickens ; screenplay by Andrew Davies ; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark ; directed by Justin Chadwick ; a BBC, WGBH Boston co-production in association with Deep Indigo
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed July 24, 2017)
Control code
ASP3562407/marc
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (52 minutes)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1000201885
Video recording format
other

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