Jane Eyre Episode 1
Part of the Series: Jane Eyre

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Jane Eyre
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The classic saga of Jane Eyre is brought vibrantly to life in this lavish, complex and sexual adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's much-loved novel. After a wretched childhood as an orphan, and two years of being a teacher, Jane Eyre yearns for new experiences. She accepts a governess position at Thornfield…
Jane Eyre Episode 2
Part of the Series: Jane Eyre
Jane returns from her aunt's deathbed to find Rochester paying court to the beautiful Blanche Ingram, however she soon discovers that it is Jane herself that he really loves. But as they are about to wed, a mysterious overseas visitor brings trouble to Thornfield. Jane's fears are confirmed when Rochester's…
Emma
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Beautiful, clever, and rich Emma Woodhouse is convinced she is good at matchmaking after her older sister and her governess both marry suitable husbands. No matter that as Mr Knightley drily observes, in reality, she had nothing to do with these relationships. Yet Emma, certain of her talents, plays a…
Gone Like Dreams
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By 1844, the Brontes have lived through many trials and tribulations but they have no idea of the tragedy that is still to come. Charlotte, Emily and Anne retreat to Haworth parsonage following unsuccessful periods working as governesses. Threatened by financial penury and encouraged by the determined and ambitious Charlotte,…
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Sense and Sensibility
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Lady Chatterley's Lover
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Great Expectations
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A raw and passionate adaptation of one of Dickens' finest novels starring Ray Winstone, Douglas Booth and Gillian Anderson. On a cold winter's day, an 11-year-old orphan - Pip - runs into escaped convict Magwitch. Magwitch orders the terrified boy to steal a file from his uncle's forge to remove…
Daniel Deronda Episode 2
Part of the Series: Daniel Deronda
Daniel, out rowing on the Thames, saves Mirah Lapidoth, a young Jewish girl, from drowning. He takes her to the Meyrick's, who look after her. Daniel promises to help Mirah find her parents who she thinks may still be living in London. Daniel goes to see Grandcourt on business and…
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