Nicholas Nickleby

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Original run: 27 Mar 1977 – 1 May 1977

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Drama

Network: BBC one UK

Watched by: 27 of 681 929 0%

Total running time: 5 hours 30 minutes

Episode duration: 55 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.3 of 10 109

MyShows rating: 3.08 of 5 12

Description

Upon the death of his father Nicholas, along with his mother and sister, finds himself destitute and at the mercy of his stern Uncle Ralph. Ralph cruelly dispatches his niece to a dressmaking establishment, while Nicholas is sent to a vile and oppressive boarding school for unwanted and unloved children run by the sadistic Wackford Squeers.Darkly satirical, angry, funny and hugely entertaining, Nicholas Nickleby is filled with the richest assortment of oddball characters that could only have originated from the quill of Charles Dickens.


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