It’s 1882 and the Gilded Age is in full swing when Marian Brook, a young orphaned daughter of a Southern general, moves in with her rigidly conventional aunts in New York City. With the help of Peggy Scott, an African-American woman masquerading as her maid, Marian gets caught up in the dazzling lives of her rich neighbors as she struggles to decide between adhering to the rules or forging her own path.
The Story of the Costume DramaJanuary 1, 2008
ITV3 investigates how the costume drama genre has evolved over the decades - from The Forsyte Saga to Upstairs, Downstairs, Brideshead Revisited to Lost in Austen. Get closer to the drama with interviews with the stars and the people behind-the-camera, from the writers to the location managers.
Two Bride, Wrong CarriageJanuary 2, 2001
Tang Dynasty, Yangzhou two beautiful girls, one is a wealthy lady Dubing Yan north, and east is a martial artist's daughter Li Lake, and the same day married, and two of their daughters wearing the same wedding dress, only the hijab different.
DianaJanuary 12, 1984
The very different lives of Jan Leigh, a poor but studious young country lad, and Diana Gayelorde-Sutton, the equally single minded daughter of a rich landowner, from the 1920s through to post-war Britain.
Wuthering HeightsSeptember 24, 1978
Wuthering Heights is a 1978 British film adaptation of Emily Brontë's novel Wuthering Heights, starring Ken Hutchison, Kay Adshead, Pat Heywood, and John Duttine that was originally broadcast on BBC-TV as a 5-part mini-series.
The Tenant of Wildfell HallDecember 28, 1968
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is the first adaptation of Anne Brontë's novel of the same name, produced by BBC and directed by Peter Sasdy. The serial stars Janet Munro as Helen Graham, Bryan Marshall as Gilbert Markham and Corin Redgrave as her spoiled and drunkard husband Arthur Huntington.
Jane EyreFebruary 26, 1956
Jane Eyre is a six-part 1956 British TV adaptation of the novel by Charlotte Brontë.
Victoria & AlbertAugust 20, 2001
Lavish two-part dramatisation of the passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Two-part drama chronicling the relationship between Queen Victoria and her consort, Prince Albert.
Eternal HappinessAugust 5, 2002
Man Si-Yuen is an educated man who used to be an imperial physician; he is old-fashioned and he believes that girls should stay home. In order to study, his daughter Mang Lai-Kwan dresses up like a boy to attend school. There she meets an incognito Mongolian prince, Temür Khan (Tit Muk-Yi), and an upright man named Wongfu Siu-Wah. Lai-Kwan like Muk-Yi, who sees through her female identity. Yet on the other hand, she finds out that Siu-Wah is, in fact, her proposed fiancé. Through a variety of adventurous situations, Lai-Kwan's feelings slowly develop for both Muk-Yi and Siu-Wah.
Jane EyreSeptember 27, 1973
Charlotte Brontë's novel Jane Eyre has been the subject of numerous television and film adaptations. This 1973 four-hour literary version was a BBC television drama serial. It was directed by Joan Craft and starred Sorcha Cusack and Michael Jayston.
Längtans blåa blommaOctober 12, 1998
Betty, who dreams of love, refuses to put up with the rules and conventions of the time.
Young CatherineFebruary 17, 1991
A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.
The HalcyonJanuary 2, 2017
The story of a bustling and glamorous five star hotel at the centre of London society and a world at war.
Doctor ThorneMarch 6, 2016
The story of the penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her rich aunt/cousins at Greshamsbury Park estate.
Oliver TwistNovember 28, 1999
Oliver Twist is a 1999 television mini-series produced by ITV based on the book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
Fanny HillOctober 22, 2007
Two-part TV drama based on the novel by John Cleland. Set in the 18th century, the story of a young country girl who through financial neccessity falls into prostitution.
The House of EliottAugust 31, 1991
Two sisters who set up a London fashion house for society of the early 1920s.
PoldarkOctober 5, 1975
Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.
Oliver TwistDecember 18, 2007
Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver dares to ask for more gruel, he finds himself cast out and forced to make his own way in the world...