The story of a young woman who works in a department store and gets caught up in the charms of the modern world.

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 Denise / ... (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Moray / ... (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Sam (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Clara (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Dudley (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Arthur (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Jonas / ... (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Edmund Lovett (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Miss Audrey (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Pauline (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Lord Glendenning (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Susy (8 episodes, 2013)
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 Myrtle (8 episodes, 2013)
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 Flora (8 episodes, 2013)
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 Tom Weston (8 episodes, 2013)
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The story of a young woman who works in a department store and gets caught up in the charms of the modern world.

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6 October 2013 (USA)  »

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Peter Wight (Edmund Lovitt) portrayed Mr. Wilfur; the father Bella Wilfur in the BBC miniseries "Our Mutual Friend." In the series, the first time Bella is seen at home with her husband, she's wearing the same yellow dress that Denise wears upon returning to her uncle's shop after quitting the Paradise. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.190 (2012) See more »

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Period Drama with modern Flair
23 March 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Sometimes I think I know where this story is going and it suddenly takes a turn not expected.

At first glance many of the situations and characters seem so common or typical. As the story goes along the characters develop rich persona's and quirks of their own. Some of them need work but it's small criticism. Despite it's period setting, the feel is very contemporary and the writing style, sharp for period pieces. Still it's good for young and old. I don't often warm to these period pieces with women in long dresses and lace and the class differences being used as reason for conflict. Paradise seems to give equal standing to all its characters, regardless of class, and invents interesting back stories for so many of them. The sets and scenery and costume are good but not outstanding. The quality comes from the concept and the well written script.


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