Bartleby The Scrivener

Episodes

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20090515 (BBC7)
20090516 (BBC7)

Herman Melville's tale about a law firm copyist who 'prefers' not to do parts of his job.

Adaptation of Herman Melville's sinister tale about a law firm copyist who 'prefers' not to do parts of his job. Stars Ian Holm.

20090515 (BBC7)
20090516 (BBC7)

Herman Melville's tale about a law firm copyist who 'prefers' not to do parts of his job.

Adaptation of Herman Melville's sinister tale about a law firm copyist who 'prefers' not to do parts of his job. Stars Ian Holm.

20080815 (BBC7)
20080816 (BBC7)

Adaptation of Herman Melville's sinister tale about a law firm copyist who 'prefers' not to do parts of his job. Stars Ian Holm.

20080815 (BBC7)
20080816 (BBC7)

Adaptation of Herman Melville's sinister tale about a law firm copyist who 'prefers' not to do parts of his job. Stars Ian Holm.

20060818 (BBC7)
20060819 (BBC7)
20070614 (BBC7)
20070615 (BBC7)
20071214 (BBC7)
20071215 (BBC7)

Bartleby the copier decides that he simply would prefer not to. From a short story by Herman Melville.

20060818 (BBC7)
20060819 (BBC7)
20070614 (BBC7)
20070615 (BBC7)
20071214 (BBC7)
20071215 (BBC7)

Bartleby the copier decides that he simply would prefer not to. From a short story by Herman Melville.

2004080120040807

The strange behaviour of a man employed as a copyist in a firm of lawyers begins with him announcing that there are aspects of his work that he would 'prefer' not to do, although he is excellent at the actual work.

But then the list of things he would rather avoid doing becomes more sinister.

  • artleby....Adrian Scarborough
  • directed by - Cherry Cookson
  • dramatised by - Martyn Wade
  • from the story by herman melville
  • huff....Philip Fox
  • ian holm....the lawyer
  • nippers....Jonathan Keeble
  • norton....John Rowe
  • prison officer....Stephen Hogan
  • turkey....David Collings

  • 2004080120040807

    The strange behaviour of a man employed as a copyist in a firm of lawyers begins with him announcing that there are aspects of his work that he would 'prefer' not to do, although he is excellent at the actual work.

    But then the list of things he would rather avoid doing becomes more sinister.

  • artleby....Adrian Scarborough
  • directed by - Cherry Cookson
  • dramatised by - Martyn Wade
  • from the story by herman melville
  • huff....Philip Fox
  • ian holm....the lawyer
  • nippers....Jonathan Keeble
  • norton....John Rowe
  • prison officer....Stephen Hogan
  • turkey....David Collings