Four American girls go to England to find husbands.
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 Nan St. George (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Virginia St. George (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Conchita Closson (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lizzy Elmsworth (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lord Seadown (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lord Brightlingsea (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Sir Helmsley Thwaite (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Laura Testvalley (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lady Honoria Marabel (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lady Felicia Marabel (5 episodes, 1995)
Rosemary Leach ...
 Lady Brightlingsea (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lady Georgina (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lord Richard Marabel (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Guy Thwaite (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Jackie March (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Closson (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Julius Folyat (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Dowager Duchess / ... (4 episodes, 1995)
Richard Huw ...
 Hector Robinson (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Idina Hatton (4 episodes, 1995)
Diana Blackburn ...
 Lady Gertrude (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Lord Percy (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Colonel St. George / ... (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Fisher (4 episodes, 1995)
Alister Cameron ...
 Longlands Butler (3 episodes, 1995)
Vicky Blake ...
 Rose (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. St. George (3 episodes, 1995)
Gresby Nash ...
 Miles Dawnley (2 episodes, 1995)
Margery Withers ...
 Garton (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Jeweller (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Lieutenant James / ... (2 episodes, 1995)
Stephen Reynolds ...
 Manservant (2 episodes, 1995)
Alberto Ginelli ...
 Wedding Tenor (2 episodes, 1995)
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Because of their "new money" background, four American girls have difficulty breaking into the upper-crust society of New York. Laura Testvalley, the governess of one of the girls, suggests a London season and thus the young women set sail for England and the unsuspecting English aristocracy. In England, all the girls soon find eligible husbands and the youngest girl, Nan, seems to land the best husband of them all: the handsome and very wealthy Julius, Duke of Trevennick. Nan and Julius meet for the first time in a ruin, which is an indication of where their marriage is soon heading. After the nuptials, Julius seems more interested in clocks and stable boys than Nan's happiness, and all the girls soon discover that English upper-class men are not at all what they expected and hoped for. Written by Anonymous

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27 June 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Overall I felt rather bored. I did not care for any of the characters. I had read it was to get better as you go but I did not overly feel it. Sure there was some interesting aspects but I believe if I had cared more for the characters perhaps then the situations would have effected me more. Though I have not read the book myself, I am certain that those who had read the novel should enjoy the show better being that they should have much more insight into the characters. Although they may not actually like the show if it does not accurately portray the novel. All in all it may just depend on your taste. It was much too bland for me.


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