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Program Title
Martin Chuzzlewit

Based On
The novel by Charles Dickens

Adapted By
David Lodge

Episodes:
1 2 3 4 5

Description
The ailing old Martin Chuzzlewit finds himself surrounded by scheming relatives anxious to inherit his wealth. They have learnt that his grandson, young Martin, has been disinherited. Pecksniff, a cousin, pleads the cause of young Martin to his grandfather while secretly taking on the boy as an architectural student--premium waved, with hopes of making a match with one of his two daughters. Pecksniff is summoned to London where old Martin warnds him that young Martin has already made his matrimonial choice against the old man's wishes...



Episodes: 1 2 3 4 5


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