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The Way We Live Now

Set in the railway boom of the 1870s, The Way We Live Now captures the turmoil as the old order is swept aside by the brash new forces of business and finance. It contains all the elements that made Trollope the most popular novelist of his day - the trials and tribulations of young love, the enduring values of honourable men; but also the raw energy and excitement of the most powerful city the world had ever seen, and the greed and corruption that lay just below its glittering surface. It is packed with incident - elopement, scandal, suicide, fortunes made and lost, love lost and won.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (2001 - 2001)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:45 (75 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Romance
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Episode 4

Episode 1x04; Dec 2, 2001

A newspaper publishes Paul's claims about Melmotte and the railway, and soon Melmotte is hounded by creditors. Melmotte needs his emergency fund, held in Marie's name, but she refuses to sign the money over to him. Hetta decides to find out the truth

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Episode 4Dec 2, 2001
1x03: Episode 3Nov 25, 2001
1x02: Episode 2Nov 18, 2001
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