The Personal History of David Copperfield

Category: Drama
A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David’s journey is by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, colour and humanity.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 2019-11-07
Run time: 119 minute / 1:59
Budget: $15,600,000
Director: Armando Iannucci
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell.
Production Companies : FilmNation Entertainment, Film4 Productions, Searchlight Pictures
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America


Dev Patel
as David Copperfield
Peter Capaldi
as Mr Micawber
Ben Whishaw
as Uriah Heep
Tilda Swinton
as Betsey Trotwood
Gwendoline Christie
as Jane Murdstone
Hugh Laurie
as Mr Dick
Anthony Welsh
as Ham
Aneurin Barnard
as Steerforth
Divian Ladwa
as Dr Chillip
Rosalind Eleazar
as Agnes
Morfydd Clark
as Clara Copperfield / Dora Spenlow
Benedict Wong
as Mr Wickfield
Paul Whitehouse
as Daniel Peggotty
Daisy May Cooper
as Peggotty
Daniel Fearn
as Pawnbroker
Sophie McShera
as Mrs Crupp
Nikki Amuka-Bird
as Mrs Steerforth
Aimée Kelly
as Emily
Bronagh Gallagher
as Mrs Micawber
Ruby Bentall
as Janet
Darren Boyd
as Edward Murdstone
Anna Maxwell Martin
as Mrs Strong
Matthew Cottle
as Mr Spenlow
Peter Singh
as Tungay
Lynn Hunter
as Mrs Heep
Jairaj Varsani
as Young David
Ranveer Jaiswal
as 4-7-Year-Old David
Rosaleen Linehan
as Mrs Gummidge
Victor McGuire
as Creakle
Phaldut Sharma
as Butcher
Tuwaine Barrett
as Referee Boy
Mick Audsley Editor

Charles Dickens Novel

Kevin Loader Producer
Sarah Crowe Casting

Costume & Make-Up
Suzie Harman Costume Design

Armando Iannucci Screenplay

Armando Iannucci Director

Armando Iannucci Producer

Simon Blackwell Screenplay

Celia Duval Producer
Ben Browning Executive Producer

Angelica Pressello Script Supervisor

Cristina Casali Production Design

Christopher Willis Original Music Composer

Zac Nicholson Director of Photography

Monique Mussell Production Manager

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