The Way We Live Now (2001– )
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The rich but vulgar Augustus Melmotte moves to London with his family. Society looks down on them, but most can't afford not to socialize with them. Felix Carbury has his eyes set on ... See full summary »

Director:

David Yates

Writers:

Andrew Davies (screenplay), Andrew Davies (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Fahy Tom Fahy ... Butler - Grosvenor Square
Shirley Henderson ... Marie Melmotte
Helen Schlesinger Helen Schlesinger ... Madame Melmotte
David Suchet ... Augustus Melmotte
Tony Britton Tony Britton ... Lord Alfred Grendall
Oliver Ford Davies ... Mr. Longestaffe
Graham Crowden ... Marquis of Auld Reekie
Matthew Macfadyen ... Sir Felix Carbury
Richard Cant ... Dolly Longestaffe
Angus Wright ... Miles Grendall
Stuart McQuarrie ... Lord Nidderdale
Paloma Baeza ... Hetta Carbury
Cheryl Campbell ... Lady Carbury
Sarah Niven Sarah Niven ... Simpson
Tony Pritchard Tony Pritchard ... Mr. Wakeham
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Storyline

The rich but vulgar Augustus Melmotte moves to London with his family. Society looks down on them, but most can't afford not to socialize with them. Felix Carbury has his eyes set on Melmotte's monkey faced daughter, hoping the marriage will solve all his and his family's financial problems, while his sister Hetta falls in love with the adventurer Paul Montague.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14
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Release Date:

11 November 2001 (UK) See more »

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NOVA/WGBH Boston See more »
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