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Performance

Nana has been living and working on the dangerous streets of Paris when a theatre manager buys her for the night and realizes just how potent she could be.

Blood Sex and Money, an epic 24 hours of drama inspired by the works of literature's greatest whistle blower, Emile Zola.

Season 2. Sex. Episode 1. Performance.

A story of sexual desire and the birth of a celebrity dramatised by Oliver Emanuel.

Glenda Jackson returns as Dide, the matriarch to a family of wolves - the Rougon- Macquarts - and drawing us into the decadence and degradation of 19th Century France.

Nana's been living and working on the dangerous streets of Paris when a theatre manager buys her for the night and realizes just how potent she could be.

Directed by Kirsty Williams.

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Sat 7 May 2016 14:30

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Credits

Role Contributor
Dide Glenda Jackson
Nana Holliday Grainger
Mignon Ben Batt
Fauchery John Catterall
Copeau David Crellin
Rose Kimberly Hart-Simpson
Paul Reece Noi
Satin Kate O'Flynn
Director Kirsty Williams
Author Emile Zola
Adaptor Oliver Emanuel

Broadcast

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Literature's Greatest Whistleblower

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