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Invasion 

In the late 19th century, several nouveau riche families find they are having difficulty breaking into the upper crust of New York's social set. All are concerned that their daughters have ... See full summary »

Director:

Philip Saville

Writers:

Maggie Wadey, Edith Wharton (novel)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Carla Gugino ... Nan St. George
Mira Sorvino ... Conchita Closson
Alison Elliott ... Virginia St. George
Rya Kihlstedt ... Lizzy Elmsworth
Gwen Humble ... Mrs. St. George
Conchata Ferrell ... Mrs. Elmsworth
Cherie Lunghi ... Laura Testvalley
Peter Michael Goetz ... Colonel St. George
Elizabeth Ashley ... Mrs. Closson
James Rebhorn ... Mr. Closson
Ronan Vibert ... Lord Richard Marabel
E. Katherine Kerr ... Mrs. Parmore
Dinsdale Landen ... Lord Brightlingsea
Rosemary Leach ... Lady Brightlingsea
Bev Willis Bev Willis ... Fisher
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Storyline

In the late 19th century, several nouveau riche families find they are having difficulty breaking into the upper crust of New York's social set. All are concerned that their daughters have the correct social standing. The Clossons arrange for their daughter Conchita to marry an Englishman, Lord Richard Marabel. The St.Georges hire and English governess, Laura Testvalley, for their youngest daughter Nan who is upset her older sister Virginia has more freedom than she. It's Miss Testvalley who suggests that the girls go to London for the season after which they should have little trouble being accepted in the New York society. Once in England, Miss Testvalley and her friend plot the girls social life. Together with Conchita and a fourth girl, Lizzy Elmsworth, the four go off to conquer London society. Written by garykmcd

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Certificate:

TV-14
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Release Date:

5 February 1995 (UK) See more »

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Quotes

Nan St. George: The four of us must make a pact - each girl will do her utmost to ensnare the most eligible man possible, then make it easy for the rest to follow!
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Soundtracks

Up in a Balloon
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Traditional
Performed by Carla Gugino, Alison Elliott, Mira Sorvino and Rya Kihlstedt
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