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Bleak House

Synopsis
A faithful television dadaptation with a contemporary edge. At its heart is the story of the icily beautiful Lady Dedlock, who nurses a dark secret, and the merciless lawyer Tulkinghorn, who seeks to uncover it. The first television costume drama to be shot in hi-definition video.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2006
Year of production
2005
Notes
Broadcast on BBC 1 beginning 27/10/2005
Subjects
English language and literature; Media studies
Keywords
Dickens, Charles (1812-1870); literature - English; Television drama

Credits

Director
Justin Chadwick; Susanna White
Writer
Andrew Davies; Charles Dickens
Cast
Charles Dance 
Gillian Anderson 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£24.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
480 minutes
Year
2006

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

2 Entertain Video

Email
DVDenquiryline@bbc.com
Web
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Phone
020 7612 3000
Fax
020 7612 3003
Address
BBC Worldwide
33 Foley Street
London
W1W 7TL
Notes
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Name

bbcshop.com

Web
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Phone
0870 241 5490
Fax
01795 414 555
 

Available from retail outlets

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