Episode 1

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Duration: 1 hour

Andrew Davies's two-part adaptation of John Cleland's infamous, classic 18th-century novel, Fanny Hill.

After losing her parents to smallpox, Fanny travels to London where, employed by local madam Mrs Brown, her virtue is tested by the lascivious Mr Crofts. Eloping with her true love Charles, Fanny basks in happy domesticity. But when Charles' father, the same Mr Crofts, meets his son's fiancee he banishes Charles to the West Indies to leave Fanny alone with spiralling debts.

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Rebecca Night
Mrs Brown
Alison Steadman
Mrs Cole
Samantha Bond
Alex Robertson
Mr Crofts
Philip Jackson
Nigel Marchant


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