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Episode 2

Episode 2 of 3

Fanny embraces motherhood, while Linda throws herself into a more glamorous lifestyle. But when Linda encounters an enigmatic stranger, will she make a drastic change to her life?

Although both Linda and Fanny are now married, their lives couldn’t be more different. Fanny embraces motherhood and tries to fulfil her role as a ‘good’ wife to Alfred. Meanwhile, Linda’s marriage to Tony quickly begins to disintegrate as she throws herself into a glamorous lifestyle, partying until dawn.

However, when Linda is pulled away by an enigmatic stranger, will she make a drastic change to start a new life?

10 months left to watch

59 minutes

Audio described

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    The Meters

    Cissy Strut

  • 00:09

    Bryan Ferry

    The 'In' Crowd

  • 00:12

    Marino Marini

    Guaglione (Vocal)

  • 00:35

    Burl Ives

    Fooba Wooba John

  • 00:58

    John Cale

    Paris 1919

Credits

Role Contributor
Linda Radlett Lily James
Fanny Logan Emily Beecham
Uncle Matthew Dominic West
The Bolter Emily Mortimer
Fabrice de Sauveterre Assaad Bouab
Aunt Sadie Dolly Wells
Lord Merlin Andrew Scott
Tony Kroesig Freddie Fox
Aunt Emily Annabel Mullion
Writer Emily Mortimer
Director Emily Mortimer
Production Company Moonage Pictures Ltd

Broadcast

Look of Love: The story behind the costumes

Look of Love: The story behind the costumes

Scene-by-scene look at Linda's outfits, reflecting Nancy Mitford's own fashion obsession.

Emily Mortimer: Adapting The Pursuit of Love

Emily Mortimer: Adapting The Pursuit of Love

The challenges of adapting for screen as well as directing AND acting.