The three-part series centres on the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, and Vanessa’s sexually complicated alliance with gay artist Duncan Grant as they, and their group of like-minded friends, navigate their way through love, sex and artistic life through the first half of the 20th century.

Series Cast

  1. Eve Best

    Eve Best

    Older Vanessa Bell

    3 Episodes

  2. Phoebe Fox

    Phoebe Fox

    Young Vanessa Bell

    3 Episodes

  3. Lydia Leonard

    Young Virginia Woolf

    3 Episodes

  4. James Norton

    James Norton

    Young Duncan Grant

    3 Episodes

  5. Ed Birch

    Lytton Strachey

    3 Episodes

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Life In Squares


2015 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Life In Squares premiered on July 26, 2015.

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Certification -

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 57m



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