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Patrick Malihide in The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

1985 NR

In this faithful BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic comic novel, Nigel Stock stars as Mr. Samuel Pickwick, a retired businessman who's ready for a little adventure. Setting off across England with his three best friends in tow -- sportsman Nathaniel Winkle (Jeremy Nicholas), poet Augustus Snodgrass (Alan Parnaby) and ladies' man Tracy Tupman (Clive Swift) -- Pickwick is desperate to find excitement but ultimately rounds up trouble.