Bleak House - Episode 1
Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tale. Esther, Richard and Ada meet Mrs Pardiggle who escorts them on a charitable excursion to the slum dwellings of some poverty-stricken brick makers where they witness a tragedy. Later, Guppy, a Lawyer's clerk, declares his feelings for Esther. Meanwhile, the elegant life of the beautiful Lady Dedlock is turned upside down when her husband's lawyer, Tulkinghorn, gets wind of a secret from her past.