Director: Armando Iannucci
Writer: Simon Blackwell, Charles Dickens
Starring: Dev Patel, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton
Released: July 2, 2020
Rating: (PG)
Runtime: 119 minutes
Story: A re-imagined Charles Dickens classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmmakers, giving the Dickensian tale new life for a cosmopolitan age with a diverse ensemble cast of stage and screen actors from across the world. Emmy® winners and Oscar nominee Armando Iannucci (In The Loop, The Death of Stalin, Veep) and Simon Blackwell lend their wry, yet heart-filled storytelling style to revisiting Dickens' iconic hero on his quirky journey from impoverished orphan to burgeoning writer in Victorian England.
Dev Patel David Copperfield
Tilda Swinton Betsey Trotwood
Jairaj Varsani Young David
Anthony Welsh Ham
Paul Whitehouse Daniel Peggotty
Ben Whishaw Uriah Heep
Benedict Wong Mr Wickfield
Peter Capaldi Mr Micawber
Gwendoline Christie Jane Murdstone
Hugh Laurie Mr Dick
Fisayo Akinade Markham
Nikki Amuka-Bird Mrs Steerforth
Albie Atkinson Mealy Potatoes
Aneurin Barnard Steerforth
Tuwaine Barrett Referee Boy
Nigel Betts Creditor
Ruby Bentall Janet
Darren Boyd Murdstone
Morfydd Clark Clara Copperfield / Dora Spenlow
Daisy May Cooper Peggotty
Matthew Cottle Mr Spenlow
Faisal Dacosta Mick Walker
Glen Davies Coalman
James Eeles Street Sweeper
Rosalind Eleazar Agnes
Daniel Fearn Pawnbroker
Frankie Fitzgerald Coach Driver
Bronagh Gallagher Mrs Micawber
Lynn Hunter Mrs Heep
Ranveer Jaiswal 4-7-Year-Old David
Aimee Kelly Emily
Divian Ladwa Dr Chillip
Rosaleen Linehan Mrs. Gummidge
Oengus MacNamara Bootmaker
Anna Maxwell Martin Mrs Strong
Aston McAuley Butcher's Boy
Victor McGuire Creakle
Sophie McShera Mrs Crupp
Andy McSorley Boatman
Freddie Meredith Grainger
Emeka Sesay Head Clerk
Scampi Jip the Dog
Phaldut Sharma Butcher
Peter Singh Tungay