David Copperfield [2005]

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

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0120051205

Young David meets an admirer of his widowed mother and goes to stay by the sea with the family of their beloved housekeeper, Peggotty.

  • adapted by Mike Walker
  • agnes wickfield....emily wachter
  • barkis....harry myers
  • betsey trotwood....deborah findlay
  • boy....daniel anthony
  • charles dickens....robert glenister
  • clara....colleen prendergast
  • creakle....paul ritter
  • david....michael legge
  • director jeremy mortimer
  • director mary peate
  • doctor....harry myers
  • emily....joanne froggatt
  • grainger....harry myers
  • inn keeper....richard firth
  • jane murdstone....amy marston
  • little emily....lulu popplewell
  • micawber....paul bradley
  • mick walker....richard firth
  • miss mowcher....flaminia cinque
  • mr dick....adrian scarborough
  • mr micawber....paul bradley
  • mr peggotty....gerard mcdermott
  • mr spenlow....nicholas le provost
  • mr wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead
  • mrs micawber....alison pettit
  • mrs steerforth....diana quick
  • murdstone....wayne foskett
  • peggotty....susan jameson
  • rosa dartle....eve best
  • steerforth....geoffrey streatfield
  • traddles....carl prekopp
  • uriah heap....shaun dingwall
  • young david....steven williams
  • by.... - charles dickens

  • 0220051206

    David gets a nasty shock when he returns from Yarmouth.

    Family life will never be the same again.

    0320051207

    David is sent away to Salem House School by his stepfather, and makes a friend for life.

    0420051208

    David is sent away to work at Murdstone's bottling factory in London.

    He lodges with a man named Mr Micawber.

    0520051209

    David visits Mr Micawber in the debtors' prison and makes up his mind to run away from the bottling factory.

    0620051212

    David, now known as Trotwood Copperfield, is at school in Canterbury, but spends much time with Agnes Wickfield, where he first makes the acquaintance of her father's clerk, Uriah Heep

    0720051213

    David arrives in London and a chance meeting with Steerforth, his old school friend, leads to an encounter with the mysterious Rosa Dartle.

    0820051214

    David and Steerforth set out for Yarmouth, where they are witness to a mysterious meeting between Emily and an unknown girl.

    0920051215

    David is apprenticed at Doctors Commons, and takes a small suite of rooms, where he entertains - in style.

    1020051216

    David has a strange meeting with Steerforth, before being called back to Yarmouth, where Peggotty has some terrible news.

    1120051219

    By Charles Dickens.

    Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

    11/20.

    Steerforth has run away with David's childhood sweetheart, Little Emily.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

    Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

    Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

    Ham....Harry Myers

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Waiter....Richard Firth

    Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

    Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

    Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

    Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

    Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Mary Peate

    1220051220

    By Charles Dickens.

    Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

    12/20.

    Mr Spenlow invites David to his house for the weekend, where David meets Spenlow's lovely daughter, Dora.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

    Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

    Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

    Ham....Harry Myers

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Waiter....Richard Firth

    Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

    Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

    Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

    Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

    Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Mary Peate

    1320051221

    By Charles Dickens.

    Leading up to Christmas, Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

    13/20.

    Betsey and Mr Dick visit David unexpectedly.

    They have bad news.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

    Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

    Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

    Ham....Harry Myers

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Waiter....Richard Firth

    Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

    Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

    Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

    Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

    Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Mary Peate

    1420051222

    David continues to visit Spenlow's daughter Dora in secret.

    He takes on two extra jobs to support Betsey and Mr Dick.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

    Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

    Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

    Ham....Harry Myers

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Waiter....Richard Firth

    Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

    Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

    Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

    Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

    Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Mary Peate

    1520051223

    By Charles Dickens.

    Leading up to Christmas, Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

    15/20.

    David visits Agnes and finds that Uriah Heap has taken over her life and her father's business.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

    Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

    Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

    Ham....Harry Myers

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Waiter....Richard Firth

    Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

    Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

    Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

    Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

    Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Mary Peate

    1620051226

    On a frozen winter night, David meets Mr Peggotty, who is still searching for any news of lost Emily.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

    Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Emily....Joanne Froggatt

    Martha....Helen Longworth

    The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Jeremy Mortimer

    1720051227

    David has an appointment to meet Dora's maiden aunts, and quite expects them to put a swift end to his engagement.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

    Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Emily....Joanne Froggatt

    Martha....Helen Longworth

    The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Jeremy Mortimer

    1820051228

    By Charles Dickens.

    Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

    18/20.

    David is sent away to Salem House School by his stepfather, and makes a friend for life.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

    Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Emily....Joanne Froggatt

    Martha....Helen Longworth

    The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Jeremy Mortimer

    1920051229

    By Charles Dickens.

    Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

    19/20.

    David is sent away to work at Murdstone's bottling factory in London.

    He lodges with a man named Mr Micawber.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

    Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Emily....Joanne Froggatt

    Martha....Helen Longworth

    The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Jeremy Mortimer

    20 LAST20051230

    By Charles Dickens.

    Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

    20/20.

    All David's happiness, and everything he has strived for, comes to nothing as he faces his greatest loss.

    Then he is visited in a dream, and comes to understand himself for the first time.

    Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

    David....Michael Legge

    Dora....Alex Tregear

    Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

    Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

    Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

    Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

    Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

    Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

    Mr Peggotty....Gerard McDermott

    Emily....Joanne Froggatt

    Martha....Helen Longworth

    The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

    Traddles....Carl Prekopp

    Director Jeremy Mortimer.