Middlemarch

Season 1
 (903)199413+
A masterpiece of 19th Century literature is transformed into a triumph of 20th Century television in this turbulent classic drama. A multi-layered story of provincial life on the brink of momentous change.
Starring
Caroline HarkerRufus SewellClive Russell
Genres
DramaHistorical
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. Episode 1
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    January 12, 1994
    55min
    13+
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Dr. Tertius Lydgate is put in charge of the fever hospital in Middlemarch. Meanwhile Dorothea Brooke becomes infatuated with the aging scholar Edward Casaubon.
  2. 2. Episode 2
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    January 19, 1994
    52min
    13+
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    English [CC]
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    English
    After celebrating their marriage, Casaubon and Dorothea honeymoon in Rome. But when Casaubon's restless young cousin calls on them, he and Dorothea have much in common. Dr. Lydgate discovers he has enemies.
  3. 3. Episode 3
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    January 26, 1994
    53min
    13+
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    English
    Fred Vincy is anxious to know to whom Featherstone will leave his fortune. Casaubon is furious when Ladislaw visits Dorothea. Lydgate and Rosamond's wedding goes ahead.
  4. 4. Episode 4
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    February 2, 1994
    52min
    13+
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    As tensions continue to mount between Casaubon and Ladislaw, Dorothea is caught in the middle. Meanwhile Dr. Lydgate is surprised to discover his wife's extravagant spending and Arthur Brooke continues to set his sights on parliament. Dorothea is shocked to learn of the codicil to Casaubon's will.
  5. 5. Episode 5
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    February 9, 1994
    53min
    13+
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Now a widow, Dorothea seeks advice from Dr. Lydgate on who to replace her late husband in his role of chaplaincy. Dr. Lydgate's cousin, Captain Lydgate comes for an extended visit and strikes a great friendship with the doctor's wife. Meanwhile Arthur Brooke's quest for parliament becomes embroiled in controversy and Ladislaw is out of a job. An unwelcome visitor brings bad news for Bulstrode.
  6. 6. Episode 6
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    December 12, 1994
    50min
    13+
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    English
    Ladislaw vows to quit Middlemarch for good once he learns the terms of Casaubon's will. Dr. Lydgate's financial problems worsen and his marriage grows increasingly bitter with the prospect of bankruptcy.
  7. 7. Episode 7
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    February 16, 1994
    54min
    13+
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Unbeknownst to him, Dr. Lydgate's wife Rosamond writes to his uncle Godwin asking for money. When Mr Raffles dies at Nicholas Bulstrode's house, Dr. Lydgate becomes implicated as an accomplice. Having returned to Middlemarch, Ladislaw declares his love for Dorothea.

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Directors
Anthony Page
Supporting actors
Colum ConveyDouglas HodgeElizabeth SpriggsGabrielle LloydJacqueline TongJonathan FirthJulian WadhamJuliet AubreyMichael HordernPam FerrisPatrick MalahidePeter JeffreyRachel PowerRobert HardyRonald HinesRosemary MartinSimon ChandlerStephen MooreTrevyn McDowell
Producers
Louis Marks
Season year
1994
Network
BBC
Content advisory
Foul languagedrug usesexual contentnudityviolence
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5.0 out of 5 stars It is well acted and a really good adaptation of George Eliot's novel
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