Following the success of his poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Byron becomes the toast of London.

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Following the success of his poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Byron becomes the toast of London.

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The tan and black print muslin day dress Penny Downie (Lady Milbanke) wears at dinner is the same costume worn by Janet Dale (Miss Briggs) at Park Lane in Vanity Fair (1998), Gemma Jones (Mrs. Dashwood) at Barton Cottage in Sense and Sensibility (1995), an extra at the Meryton Assembly Ball in Pride & Prejudice (2005), and Alex Kingston (Mrs. Bennet) at Hunsford in Lost in Austen (2008). See more »

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Half way through the first episode there is a long distance shot of the coach and horses coming down a hill. To the left of the road, at the top of the hill is a pile of about 20 black plastic wrapped silage bales. See more »

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Annabella Milbanke: What did you mean when you said you've done evil?
Lord Byron: Nothing, I was bored.
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I find myself disagreeing with a previous reviewer. Byron was indeed a beast, apparently, but because Miller plays him as a damned beast, I found myself sympathetic toward the character.

I thought the casting was good, and especially liked "Lady Caroline"'s insanity -- what a hairdo! Lovely costuming. "Shelley" was excellent, too. He seemed soulful, half-crazed, and damned as well. Weren't all the Romantics...?

And Vanessa Redgrave, of course, was marvelous. One could actually imagine how, if there "had been fewer years between (them)," it might have been a very short dinner, indeed.

Inner-City High School English Teacher Central Valley, California


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