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The Way We Live Now

Episode #1.4 (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV-14
TV Episode | 73 min | Drama, Romance

A newspaper publishes Paul's claims about Melmotte and the railway, and soon Melmotte is hounded by creditors. Melmotte needs his emergency fund, held in Marie's name, but she refuses to sign the money over to him. Hetta decides to find ...See moreA newspaper publishes Paul's claims about Melmotte and the railway, and soon Melmotte is hounded by creditors. Melmotte needs his emergency fund, held in Marie's name, but she refuses to sign the money over to him. Hetta decides to find out the truth between Mrs. Hurtle and Paul. She visits Mrs. Hurtle who confirms the engagement, and tells Paul that she can never see him again. See less
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Director
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Andrew Davies (screenplay) (adaptation) | Anthony Trollope (novel)
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Updated Dec 2, 2001

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Dec 2, 2001 (United Kingdom)
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35 cast members
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David Suchet
Augustus Melmotte Augustus Melmotte   See fewer
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Dudley Sutton
Speaker of the House of Commons Speaker of the House of Commons   See fewer
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Roger Hammond
Mr. Brown MP Mr. Brown MP   See fewer
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Cillian Murphy
Paul Montague Paul Montague   See fewer
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Douglas Hodge
Roger Carbury Roger Carbury   See fewer
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Paloma Baeza
Hetta Carbury Hetta Carbury   See fewer
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Rob Brydon
Mr. Alf Mr. Alf   See fewer
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Sarah Niven
Simpson Simpson   See fewer
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Cheryl Campbell
Lady Carbury Lady Carbury   See fewer
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Matthew Macfadyen
Sir Felix Carbury Sir Felix Carbury   See fewer
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Michele Dotrice
Mrs. Pipkin Mrs. Pipkin   See fewer
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Maxine Peake
Ruby Ruggles Ruby Ruggles   See fewer
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Miranda Otto
Mrs. Hurtle Mrs. Hurtle   See fewer
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Gerry George
Music Hall Performer Music Hall Performer   See fewer
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Nicholas McGaughey
John Crumb John Crumb   See fewer
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Oliver Ford Davies
Mr. Longestaffe Mr. Longestaffe   See fewer
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Richard Cant
Dolly Longestaffe Dolly Longestaffe   See fewer
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Toby Jones
Squercum Squercum   See fewer
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Graham Crowden
Marquis of Auld Reekie Marquis of Auld Reekie   See fewer
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Tony Britton
Lord Alfred Grendall Lord Alfred Grendall   See fewer
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Jim Carter
Mr. Brehgert Mr. Brehgert   See fewer
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Adam De Ville
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Demetri Alexander
Tradesman Tradesman   See fewer
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Anne-Marie Duff
Georgiana Longestaffe Georgiana Longestaffe   See fewer
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Tom Fahy
Butler - Grosvenor Square Butler - Grosvenor Square   See fewer
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Helen Schlesinger
Madame Melmotte Madame Melmotte   See fewer
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Shirley Henderson
Marie Melmotte Marie Melmotte   See fewer
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David Bradley
Mr. Broune Mr. Broune   See fewer
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Angus Wright
Miles Grendall Miles Grendall   See fewer
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Stuart McQuarrie
Lord Nidderdale Lord Nidderdale   See fewer
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Wolf Christian
Big Man Big Man   See fewer
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Michael Riley
Hamilton K. Fisker Hamilton K. Fisker   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.2 / 10 | 28 votes