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Vanity Fair 

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An adaptation of the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.

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Gwyneth Hughes
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Series cast summary:
Michael Palin ...  William Makepeace Thackeray 7 episodes, 2018
Olivia Cooke ...  Becky Sharp 7 episodes, 2018
Tom Bateman ...  Rawdon Crawley 7 episodes, 2018
Johnny Flynn ...  William Dobbin 7 episodes, 2018
Claudia Jessie ...  Amelia Sedley 7 episodes, 2018
Robert Pugh ...  Mr. John Osborne 6 episodes, 2018
Simon Russell Beale ...  Mr. John Sedley 6 episodes, 2018
Ellie Kendrick ...  Jane Osborne 6 episodes, 2018
Charlie Rowe ...  George Osborne 5 episodes, 2018
Martin Clunes ...  Sir Pitt Crawley 5 episodes, 2018
Sian Clifford ...  Martha Crawley 5 episodes, 2018
David Fynn ...  Jos Sedley 5 episodes, 2018
Toby Williams ...  Hicks 5 episodes, 2018
Felicity Montagu ...  Briggs / ... 4 episodes, 2018
Peter Wight ...  Mr. Raggles 4 episodes, 2018
Mathew Baynton ...  Bute Crawley 4 episodes, 2018
Patrick FitzSymons ...  Major Michael O'Dowd 4 episodes, 2018
Monica Dolan ...  Mrs. Peggy O'Dowd 4 episodes, 2018
Claire Skinner ...  Mrs. Louisa Sedley 4 episodes, 2018
Mike Grady ...  Horrocks 3 episodes, 2018
Jack Loxton Jack Loxton ...  Ensign Stubble 3 episodes, 2018
Frances de la Tour ...  Lady Matilda Crawley 3 episodes, 2018
Richie Campbell ...  Sam 3 episodes, 2018
Rafferty Railton Rafferty Railton ...  Rawdy Crawley 3 episodes, 2018
Provence Maydew Provence Maydew ...  Maidservant 3 episodes, 2018
Philip Labey ...  Footman 3 episodes, 2018
Anthony Head ...  Lord Steyne 3 episodes, 2018
Elizabeth Berrington ...  Lady Bareacres 3 episodes, 2018
Will Barton Will Barton ...  Lord Bareacres 3 episodes, 2018
Maggie Daniels ...  Mrs. Raggles 2 episodes, 2018
Niamh Durkin ...  Rose Crawley 2 episodes, 2018
Lauren Crace ...  Betsey Horrocks / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Orli Goldstein ...  Violet Crawley 2 episodes, 2018
Madeleine Hyland ...  Lady Crawley 2 episodes, 2018
Suranne Jones ...  Miss Pinkerton 2 episodes, 2018
Philip Desmeules ...  Isidor 2 episodes, 2018
Richard Dixon ...  General Tufto 2 episodes, 2018
Siena Kelly Siena Kelly ...  Rhoda Swartz 2 episodes, 2018
Sally Phillips ...  Lady Steyne 2 episodes, 2018
Alison Pargeter ...  Glorvina O'Dowd 2 episodes, 2018
Oliver Lansley ...  Reverend Binny 2 episodes, 2018
David Sibley David Sibley ...  Solicitor 2 episodes, 2018
Arthur Bateman Arthur Bateman ...  Georgy Osborne 2 episodes, 2018
Lily Lesser Lily Lesser ...  Lady Blanche 2 episodes, 2018
Johnny Kinch ...  Bailiff 2 episodes, 2018
Blair Barnette ...  Dancer 2 episodes, 2018
India Shaw-Smith ...  Dancer 2 episodes, 2018
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Gwyneth Hughes' adaptation of Thackeray's literary classic is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, and follows Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of English Society. Her story of "villainy, crime, merriment, lovemaking, jilting, laughing, cheating, fighting and dancing", takes her all the way to the court of King George IV, via the Battle of Waterloo, breaking hearts and losing fortunes as she goes. Written by ahmetkozan

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Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

ITV Hub [United Kingdom]

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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vanity Fair See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

It was originally intended for Michael Palin (W.M.Thackery) to appear in just one episode but it was quickly decided to feature him in all seven episodes and he completed shooting all his scenes in just one day.Palin had previously chosen Vanity Fair as his favourite book, when he appeared on Radio Four's Desert Island Discs. See more »


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White Flag
Performed by Bishop Briggs
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Outstanding
6 September 2018 | by billiephilSee all my reviews

Delightfully acted by the cast. In fact casting overall is impressive, in fact quite special! & Olivia fills the role of Becky sharp perfectly.

There are some big names in this show, I was (or am) really impressed by Claudia Jessie playing Amelia, she is quite exquisite

The backdrop is also beautiful and the soundtrack, which I will be definitely buying, is stunning, up to date and unique!

Move over this show is FAR from boring!! Some of it's reviewers are old and boring though :)


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