Bleak House

1921
  |  Book Tickets: 02/03/2012
  |  80 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Synopsis

After his 1917 Dombey and Son - which scenarist Eliot Stannard controversially relocated to contemporary London - the prolific Elvey returned to Dickens, now more conventionally. This deft condensation concentrates 'the most dramatic of all the tales embedded in the book': 'Lady Dedlock's Secret'. She is strikingly played by Constance Collier, who had made her name nearly 20 years previously, as Nancy in Herbert Beerbohm Tree's stage version of Oliver Twist.