Episode 2

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Episode 2 of 4

Duration: 1 hour

Seduced by her charms, William moves Sugar out of Mrs Castaway's brothel and into a flat of her own in Marylebone. Finally independent, Sugar becomes a fixture in William's life and secretly continues her role as guardian angel to his volatile wife Agnes. But as their relationship intensifies, will Sugar take things too far?

  • BBC TV blog

    BBC TV blog

    Director Marc Munden on The Crimson Petal And The White: "We filmed in the courtyard of Manchester Town Hall - a Victorian gothic cathedral-like space - and brought in tons of mud, built slums and open sewers within it."

    Read Marc's post on the BBC TV blog


Romola Garai
William Rackham
Chris O'Dowd
Mrs Agnes Rackham
Amanda Hale
Mrs Castaway
Gillian Anderson
Mrs Emmeline Fox
Shirley Henderson
Henry Rackham Junior
Mark Gatiss
Blake Ritson
Bertie Carvel
Doctor Curlew
Richard Grant
Katie Lyons
Eleanor Yates
Henry Rackham Senior
Tom Georgeson
Lady Constance Bridgelow
Elizabeth Berrington
Lady So and So
Susan Kyd
Branwell Donaghey
David M Thompson


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