Vanity Fair (2018): S01E04 – In Which Becky Joins Her Regiment

Introduction Vanity Fair is a 2018 historical drama miniseries based on the 1848 novel of the same name by William Makepeace Thackeray. It was produced by Mammoth Screen and distributed by ITV and Amazon Studios. Outline George refuses to apologise for his marriage to Amelia and his father cuts him off from the family and… Read More

Vanity Fair (2018): S01E03 – A Quarrel about an Heiress

Introduction Vanity Fair is a 2018 historical drama miniseries based on the 1848 novel of the same name by William Makepeace Thackeray. It was produced by Mammoth Screen and distributed by ITV and Amazon Studios. Outline Becky has moved in with Matilda Crawley and seems to have a bright future ahead of her. However, war… Read More

Vanity Fair (2018): S01E02 – Miss Sharp Begins to Male Friends

Introduction Vanity Fair is a 2018 historical drama miniseries based on the 1848 novel of the same name by William Makepeace Thackeray. It was produced by Mammoth Screen and distributed by ITV and Amazon Studios. Outline Becky is in Hampshire as governess to Sir Pitt Crawley’s neglected daughters. Determined to get into his good books… Read More

Vanity Fair (2018): S01E01 – Miss Sharp in the Presence of the Enemy

Introduction Vanity Fair is a 2018 historical drama miniseries based on the 1848 novel of the same name by William Makepeace Thackeray. It was produced by Mammoth Screen and distributed by ITV and Amazon Studios. Outline After losing her teaching job with Ms. Pinkerton due to an unladylike attitude, orphan Becky Sharp is given the… Read More

Vanity Fair TV Series Overview (2018)

Introduction Vanity Fair is a 2018 historical drama miniseries based on the 1848 novel of the same name by William Makepeace Thackeray. It was produced by Mammoth Screen and distributed by ITV and Amazon Studios. Outline Based on the novel of the same name, “Vanity Fair” follows poverty-stricken Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E07 – The Middle East: January 1943

Introduction Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning’s cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Outline As Guy struggles to cope with… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E06 – Egypt: September 1942

Introduction Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning’s cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Outline To help Simon recover from the… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E05 – Egypt: April 1941

Introduction Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning’s cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Outline After their unceremonious arrival in Cairo,… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E04 – Greece: October 1940

Introduction Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning’s cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Outline A despondent Harriet arrives in Athens,… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E03 – Romania: June 1940

Introduction Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning’s cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Outline The fascist Iron Guard increase their… Read More