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Sugar denies any part in helping Agnes escape but soon afterwards a body is discovered which William identifies as having been his wife. Mrs. Fox,now fully recovered,guesses that Sugar is a... See full summary »

Director:

Marc Munden

Writers:

Lucinda Coxon, Michel Faber (novel)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chris O'Dowd ... William Rackham
Romola Garai ... Sugar
Richard E. Grant ... Doctor Curlew
Shirley Henderson ... Mrs. Emmeline Fox
Isla Watt Isla Watt ... Sophie Rackham
Eleanor Yates ... Letty
Ben Bishop ... Police Officer
Amanda Hale ... Mrs. Agnes Rackham
Katie Lyons ... Clara
Elizabeth Berrington ... Lady Constance Bridgelow
Alison Pargeter ... Amelia
Rosie Cavaliero ... Jennifer Pierce
Andrew Dunford Andrew Dunford ... Tovey
Liz White ... Caroline
Bertie Carvel ... Ashwell
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Sugar denies any part in helping Agnes escape but soon afterwards a body is discovered which William identifies as having been his wife. Mrs. Fox,now fully recovered,guesses that Sugar is a former prostitute and keeps her secret, telling her that Mrs. Castaway has died. Sugar visits the brothel but her old friends have all left and it is being run by lesbians.Sugar falls pregnant but William tells her that he does not want a child with her and she throws herself downstairs to induce a miscarriage. William grows distant from her,initially obsessed with Agnes but later visiting brothels and courting Agnes's friend Constance. Finally he sacks her,despite the great bond she has with Sophie so she and the little girl run away together. As they leave Sugar drops her manuscript and the pages are scattered down the street. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

UK | Canada

Release Date:

27 April 2011 (UK) See more »

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