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Martin Chuzzlewit

Synopsis
A television adaptation by David Lodge of the Charles Dickens novel, with Paul Schofield in the title role. Old Martin Chuzzlewit is very rich but paranoid that everyone is after his money. His grandson has made the fatal mistake of falling in love with the only person old Martin trusts.
Series
Charles Dickens Collection
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1994
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 in 6 weekly parts from 7/11/94.
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature
Keywords
Dickens, Charles (1812-1870); Fiction in English; literature - English; television drama

Credits

Writer
Charles Dickens; David Lodge
Cast
Elizabeth Spriggs 
John Mills 
Paul Schofield 
Philip Franks 
Tom Wilkinson 

Distribution Formats

Type
VHS
Price
£19.99 (retail) £125.00 BBC Learning)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
337 minutes
Year
2003

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’
Name

BBC Worldwide Publishing

Web
http://www.bbcworldwide.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8576 2000
Fax
020 8749 0538
Address
Woodlands
80 Wood Lane
London W12 0TT
 

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