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Episode 1

The Paradise, Series 1 Episode 1 of 8

Denise Lovett, a young and ambitious country girl with only her wits to live on, arrives in a booming Northern city to take up a long-held promise of work in her uncle's drapery shop. But she soon discovers that her uncle cannot afford to employ her, as most of his customers have been seduced away by The Paradise, England's first department store, right across the street.

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Mon 1 Oct 2012 03:10

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Role Contributor
Miss AudreySarah Lancashire
MorayEmun Elliott
DudleyMatthew McNulty
JonasDavid Hayman
SamStephen Wight
Katherine GlendenningElaine Cassidy

Video: Joanna Vanderham


Interview: Joanna Vanderham discusses Denise's ambitions.

Locating Paradise: The Lambton Estate

Lambton Castle

The Paradise is filmed entirely on location at the Lambton Estate.