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George eliot a scandalous life

Directed by Mary Downes. With Maureen Lipman, Harriet Walter, John Sessions, James Wilby. 9 Oct Women Writers on BBC ONE. This Autumn, two of the world's greatest female writers come to BBC ONE as two new documentaries offer fascinating insights into the lives of George Eliot and Jane Austen. George Eliot: A Scandalous Life To be broadcast in November. Born Mary Ann Evans in , the. Born Mary Ann Evans in , the novelist George Eliot was a woman ahead of her time: a proud and determined individual who continually broke the sexual, religious and social rules of Victorian society. George Eliot: A Scandalous Life explores how the scandals and rumours that plagued her life, never defeated her will.

Cast & Credits. Cast. George Eliot. Harriet Walter. George Henry Lewes. John Sessions. Herbert Spencer. James Wilby. Presented by. Maureen Lipman. Credits. Direction: Director. Mary Downes. Subject: [Subject of Programme]. George Eliot. Production: Executive Producer. Kit Thomas. Producer. Mary Downes. Writing. This dishy documentary from the BBC is surprisingly scandalous. In an age where starlets distribute their own sex tapes, it's hard to understand just how shocking Eliot's life was to her Victorian peers. Her decision to live with a married man was enough to brand her as an outcast, but her unconventional views on religion. 2 Jennifer Kremer, "George Eliot: Biography," Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life, # lewes, Accessed 1 September 3 BBC, "George Eliot: A Scandalous Life," ?v=2iXT4EQ6_XU&NR=1, Accessed 1 September .


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