Dombey And Son [Charles Dickens]

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012007111920171204 (BBC7)
20171205 (BBC7)
London, mid-19th-century. At last, a boy is born to Paul Dombey, but at what cost?

Originally published in monthly parts from 1846, Charles Dickens's novel appeared in one volume in 1848. Adapted in 20 parts by Mike Walker.

Charles Dickens....Alex Jennings
Dombey....Robert Glenister
Florence....Abigail Hollick
Young Florence....Eliza Darby
Paul....Jacob Theato
Mr Carker....Adrian Lukis
Captain Cuttle....Trevor Peacock
Mrs Brown....Geraldine James
Dr Blimber....Robin Soans
Mrs Pipchin....Flaminia Cinque
Dr Peps....Karl Johnson
Polly Toodles....Pam Ferris
Susan....Nadine Marshall
Walter.... Joseph Arkley
Young Walter....Jordan Clarke
Toots....Sam Pamphilon

Other parts played by Ben Crowe, Peter Marinker, Simon Treves, Alex Lanipekun and Lloyd Thomas.

Music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole and Jeremy Mortimer.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

022007112020171205 (BBC7)
20171206 (BBC7)
Young Florence Dombey falls into the clutches of good Mrs Brown.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

032017120620171207 (BBC7)Paul is sent to Brighton for his health.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

042017120720171208 (BBC7)The heavy duty of learning at Doctor Blimber's Academy.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

052017120820171209 (BBC7)The dark and unknown sea that rolls round all the world.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

062017121120171212 (BBC7)Dombey is in deep mourning for his son. Florence turns to her father for solace, but he turns away.

Originally published in monthly parts from 1846, Charles Dickens's novel appeared in one volume in 1848. Adapted in 20 parts by Mike Walker.

Charles Dickens....Alex Jennings
Dombey....Robert Glenister
Edith....Helen Schlesinger
Florence....Abigail Hollick
Captain Cuttle....Trevor Peacock
Mr Carker....Adrian Lukis
Major....Nicky Henson
Walter....Joseph Arkley
Mrs Brown....Geraldine James
Mrs Skewton.... Fenella Fielding
Susan....Nadine Marshall
Toots....Sam Pamphilon
Toodles....Ben Crowe
Rob....Lloyd Thomas

Other parts played by Alex Lanipekun and Simon Treves.

Music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Jessica Dromgoole.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.

Dombey, in deep mourning for his son, is unable to offer his daughter any comfort.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

072017121220171213 (BBC7)A trip to Leamington brings Dombey into the circle of the formidable Mrs Skewton.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

082017121320171214 (BBC7)Captain Cuttle seeks news of young Walter Gay, missing at sea.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

092017121420171215 (BBC7)Cold, disdainful Edith wins the hearts of Dombey and his manager.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

102017121520171216 (BBC7)Florence meets her new mama and something stirs in Edith's cold heart.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

112017121820171219 (BBC7)Harriet Carker tries to appeal to her brother's better nature.

Originally published in monthly parts from 1846, Charles Dickens's novel appeared in one volume in 1848. Adapted in 20 parts by Mike Walker.

Charles Dickens....Alex Jennings
Dombey....Robert Glenister
Florence....Abigail Hollick
Edith....Helen Schlesinger
Mr Carker....Adrian Lukis
Captain Cuttle....Trevor Peacock
Mrs Brown....Geraldine James
Mrs Skewton....Fenella Fielding
Alice....Claire Rushbrook
Feenix....Bertie Carvel
Susan....Nadine Marshall
Harriet....Katy Cavanagh
Toots....Sam Pamphilon
Other parts played by Lloyd Thomas, Ben Crowe and Judith Jones.

Music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Jessica Dromgoole.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

122007120420171219 (BBC7)
20171220 (BBC7)
The Dombeys return from their honeymoon and embark upon a frosty married life.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

132017122020171221 (BBC7)Edith Dombey tries to reason with her husband.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

142017122120171222 (BBC7)Edith Dombey tries to reason with her husband.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

152017122220171223 (BBC7)Edith is driven to extreme measures by Dombey's attempts to control her.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

162017122520171226 (BBC7)Cast out of her home, who can Florence turn to?

Originally published in monthly parts from 1846, Charles Dickens's novel appeared in one volume in 1848. Adapted in 20 parts by Mike Walker.

Charles Dickens....Alex Jennings
Dombey....Robert Glenister
Edith....Helen Schlesinger
Florence....Abigail Hollick
Captain Cuttle....Trevor Peacock
Mr Carker....Adrian Lukis
Major....Nicky Henson
Walter....Joseph Arkley
Mrs Brown....Geraldine James
Alice....Claire Rushbrook
Susan....Nadine Marshall
Toots....Sam Pamphilon
Harriet....Katy Cavanagh
Rob....Lloyd Thomas

Other parts played by Ben Crowe, Alex Lanipekun and Simon Treves.

Music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Jessica Dromgoole.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

172017122620171227 (BBC7)As Florence is reunited with her old friend, Rob the Grinder spills the beans.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

182017122720171228 (BBC7)Walter Gay plucks up the courage to tell Florence what she means to him.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

192017122820171229 (BBC7)Dombey's manager, Mr Carker, has an appointment with fate.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son

202017122920171230 (BBC7)As Florence and Walter embark on a new life, Dombey reaches the limits of despair.

Dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel, Dombey and Son