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The way we live now

Author: Nigel Stafford-ClarkDavid YatesAndrew DaviesDavid SuchetMatthew MacfadyenAll authors
Publisher: [Bethesda, Md.?] : BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This satire of Victorian society shows the trials and tribulations of young love, the pettiness of upper class life, the raw energy and excitement of the most powerful city the world had ever seen, and the greed and corruption that lay just below its glittering surface.
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Genre/Form: Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Stafford-Clark; David Yates; Andrew Davies; David Suchet; Matthew Macfadyen; Paloma Baeza; Rob Brydon; Cheryl Campbell; Shirley Henderson; Douglas Hodge; Cillian Murphy; Miranda Otto; Anthony Trollope; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790766124 9780790766126
OCLC Number: 49728782
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel by Anthony Trollope.
Duration: 2 hr. 30 min. each disc.
Credits: Executive producers, Pippa Harris and Jane Tranter, Rebecca Eaton (for WGBH).
Cast: David Suchet, Matthew Macfadyen, Paloma Baeza, Rob Brydon, Cheryl Campbell, Shirley Henderson, Douglas Hodge, Cillian Murphy and Miranda Otto.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Episode 1 ; Episode 2 ; The cast --
disc 2. Episode 3 ; Episode 4.
Responsibility: BBC Video/WGBH co-production ; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark ; directed by David Yates ; screenplay by Andrew Davies.

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This satire of Victorian society shows the trials and tribulations of young love, the pettiness of upper class life, the raw energy and excitement of the most powerful city the world had ever seen, and the greed and corruption that lay just below its glittering surface.

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Superb acting in excellent period drama

by jcorelis (WorldCat user published 2011-10-15) Excellent Permalink

If you think a tv series based on one of the lesser remembered novels of one of the lesser remembered Victorian novelists is a bad bet for entertainment, think again: this BBC version of Trollope's The Way We Live Now is convincing and absorbing, featuring some remarkably...
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