The Secret Life of Mrs. Beeton (2006)

10/16/2006 (GB) Drama
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In 19th century Victorian England, Mrs. Isabella Beeton produced what became an essential book for housewives of the day. She was married at a relatively young age to Sam Beeton, a publisher of books and magazines on a variety of subjects. Not someone to sit at home in the traditional role of a housewife, Mrs. Beeton started work in her husband's business, initially as an editor correcting English but then writing some of the columns herself. It as at this point that she developed an idea for a cookbook and Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management was born. Her life was not an easy one however. The publishing business went bankrupt, she lost two children at a young age and had several miscarriages. She died at the age of 28.

  1. Kathryn Hughes

    Author

  2. Jon Jones

    Director

  3. Sarah Williams

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Anna Madeley

    Anna Madeley

    Isabella Beeton

  2. J.J. Feild

    J.J. Feild

    Sam Beeton

  3. Jim Carter

    Jim Carter

    Henry Dorling

  4. Anna Chancellor

    Anna Chancellor

    Elizabeth Doring

  5. Siobhan Hayes

    Anne - the Maid

  6. Joseph Mawle

    Joseph Mawle

    Fred Greenwood

  7. Andrea Riseborough

    Andrea Riseborough

    Myra

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Original Language English

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