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Based on the best-selling Victorian-set novel by Michel Faber. The first episode of this drama follows William Rackham, a man tormented by debt and an unstable wife, who finds solace when he seeks out renowned young prostitute, Sugar. As he falls under her spell, his life begins to be transformed - but will Sugar be able to withhold her secret desire for revenge on the men who have wronged her?
The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of The Crimson Petal and the White from 41 votes.
As Sugar's bond with Sophie grows stronger, her relationship with William becomes more troubled. When her stay in the Rackham house becomes a risk, Sugar is forced to make a life-changing decision for her and for Sophie, with major consequences for all involved.
The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of The Crimson Petal and the White from 16 votes.
Seduced by her charms, William moves Sugar out of Mrs Castaway's brothel and into a flat of her own in Marylebone. Finally independent, Sugar becomes a fixture in William's life and secretly continues her role as guardian angel to his volatile wife Agnes. But as their relationship intensifies, will Sugar take things too far?
The episode was rated #3 Worst episode of The Crimson Petal and the White from 19 votes.
Sugar is thrilled at the prospect of moving in to William's house as governess to his neglected daughter Sophie. But she soon finds Agnes' condition to have deteriorated, worn down by the constant visits from Dr Curlew, and Sugar makes a promise to help her before it is too late.
The episode was rated #4 Worst episode of The Crimson Petal and the White from 15 votes.
Last updated: oct 09, 2020
I'm so glad I was not dissuaded by the brutality and raw portrayals that set the scene for this series. Once the moral and physical decay is established this story soars on the courage and ingenuity of our heroine using all her wit and intelligence to survive in a world controlled by the baser nature of men. Masterfully played by Romola Garai, we quickly become invested in this woman who becomes an angel for those who are trapped by and in their lives. Chris O'Dowd, Amanda Hale, Mark Gatiss, Shirley Henderson and Gillian Anderson are just some of the stellar supporting cast. The production brilliantly captures the mood through its costumes and sets. The original work was a novel by Michel Faber which Lucinda Coxon skillfully adapts to the small screen. A dark and disturbing portrayal of the vices and decay of Victorian London, Chris O'Dowd put it best, "It is a wonderful love story which is almost entirely be bereft of love". I give this series an 8 (great) out of 10. [Victorian Drama]
Don’t know about you, but since the lockdown, I have had more free time than ever. Maybe it’s because we did not actually realize how much time we were wasting. So the other day, whilst I was pouring myself a glass of wine, I remembered how much I love and missed genre “Fantasy”. It was my favorite genre since growing up, maybe because I was too much into Avatar, but yeah I miss it. So today let’s talk about best fantasy TV shows.
I am Sophie and this is my website.
A little about me 👋 I am a marketing student in Paris. I love spending afternoons with friends in a cafe or a park.
But more than anything else, I love watching (.. binging…) series on my computer on rainy Sundays or any sunny day for that matter 🙈
I must have watched hundreds of shows by now, from romance to science-fiction series. Often I like to go back to a show I enjoyed. But I don’t feel like watching it all over again…
I created this website so myself and others could find the best episodes of our favourite shows. As of today, I have about 1,000 shows on the website with votes and rating coming from fans.
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