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Episode Six 

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.

Director:

Pedr James

Writers:

Charles Dickens (novel), David Lodge (screenplay)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Philip Franks Philip Franks ... Tom Pinch
Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy ... Ruth Pinch
Emma Chambers ... Charity Pecksniff
John Padden John Padden ... Augustus Moddle
Julia Sawalha ... Mercy Pecksniff
Elizabeth Spriggs ... Mrs. Gamp
John Mills ... Mr. Chuffey
Keith Allen ... Jonas Chuzzlewit
Ben Walden ... Young Martin Chuzzlewit
Steve Nicolson Steve Nicolson ... Mark Tapley
Peter Wingfield ... John Westlock
Paul Scofield ... Old Martin Chuzzlewit
Pete Postlethwaite ... Tigg Montague
Joan Sims ... Betsy Prig
Tom Wilkinson ... Seth Pecksniff
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Storyline

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.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1994 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Old Martin Chuzzlewit: I have made a new will. Every person in this room except Pecksniff will be named as a beneficiary for a minimum of £50. Anyone who addresses a single word to me on the subject of money from this time forth immediately forfeits his or her right to a legacy. Some who have been stalwart and selfless friends to Martin and Mary will receive much more generous bequests. Mr Tapley and Mrs Lupin - who I understand is soon to change her name to Tapley. Mr Pinch. Tom Pinch, whom I misjudged at first but ...
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