Dombey & Son (1983) TV Mini-Series poster and book cover compared.

Dombey & Son

Rodney Bennett, 1983

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Dombey and Son
Charles Dickens, 1848

Dombey & Son is a TV mini-series directed by Rodney Bennett in 1983 and based on the book Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens, first published in 1848. The TV series features Julian Glover, Shirley Cain, Zelah Clarke, Kenton Moore, Lysette Anthony, Rhoda Lewis, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the TV series”

But the TV series is worth watching.

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RATING

7

/ 10

TV Mini-Series Poster: Dombey & Son (Rodney Bennett, 1983)

7.8

/ 10

Book Cover: Dombey and Son (Charles Dickens, 1848)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Dombey and Son, the 1848 book by Charles Dickens.

Dombey and Son

Read by: David Timson

Storyline

Paul Dombey is the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book’s title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. Dombey’s wife dies shortly after giving birth. Following the advice of Mrs. Louisa Chick, his sister, Dombey employs a wet nurse named Mrs. Richards. Dombey already has a six-year-old daughter Florence, but, bitter at her not having been the desired boy, he neglects her continually.

Genres

Movie vs Book

Poster of Dombey & Son, the 1983 TV series by Rodney Bennett

Year

1983

Minutes

295

Movie Rate

7.00

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

Dombey & Son

Country: UK

Year: 1983

Length: 4h55m / 10 episodes

Cover of Dombey and Son, the 1848 book by Charles Dickens

Year

1848

Pages

996

Book Rate

7.88

S: Goodreads

Book

Dombey and Son

Country: UK

First published in: 1848

Length: 996 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Rich Man's Folly (1931)
Movie by John Cromwell

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Dombey & Son, the 1983 TV series by Rodney Bennett

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Cover of Dombey and Son, the 1848 book by Charles Dickens

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Dombey & Son, the 1983 TV series by Rodney Bennett

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Yes

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20% No

8 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Dombey and Son, the 1848 book by Charles Dickens

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33% No

6 votes

3 votes

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