Two men, one an aristocrat and one a drunken lawyer, fall in love with the same woman during the early stages of the French Revolution.
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 Sydney Carton (2 episodes, 1989)
Xavier Deluc ...
 Charles Darnay (2 episodes, 1989)
Serena Gordon ...
 Lucie Manette (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Jarvis Lorry (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Dr. Alexandre Manette (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Miss Pross (2 episodes, 1989)
Kathy Kriegel ...
 Madame Defarge (2 episodes, 1989)
Alfred Lynch ...
 Jerry Cruncher (2 episodes, 1989)
Gérard Klein ...
 Monsieur Defarge (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Stryver (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Barsad (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Le père de Darnay (2 episodes, 1989)
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Two men, one an aristocrat and one a drunken lawyer, fall in love with the same woman during the early stages of the French Revolution.

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Historia en dos ciudades  »

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One of the most wonderful mini series ever.
5 December 1998 | by (Preston, England) – See all my reviews

This is without doubt one of the real gems of the British TV scene ever. The story, the characters, the costumes and the acting are all without fault and could never be bettered. Do not pass up the opportunity of seeing this series if it ever should arise. From the opening scenes to the tear-jerking conclusion there is drama, excitement, romance, heroism and self-sacrifice, often several of them simultaneously. It is altogether a most marvellous experience and a real landmark in the history of recorded drama. I don't doubt that Charles Dickens would have been proud to have been associated with it.


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