Sunday, June 10, 2018

NEW PHOTOS FROM ITV'S PERIOD SET SERIES 'VANITY FAIR' WITH OLIVIA COOKE, TOM BATEMAN, CHARLIE ROWE, SURANNE JONES, FRANCES DE LA TOUR, MICHAEL PALIN

  'VANITY FAIR' TV SERIES
 NEW PHOTOS UNVEILED!
Vanity Fair will air in seven hourlong episodes
The only thing I have for you today are a few new photos from ITV's new period set series VANITY FAIR published at 'Radio Times'! We still don't know when is ITV planning to air the costume drama based on William Thackeray's famous novel, whether in Autumn or maybe even during summer. Set in the Napoleonic era it follows the destiny of resourceful Becky Sharp played by Olivia Cooke.
 
The seven part drama coming from Poldark's and Victoria's Mammoth Screen, is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, and follows modern heroine Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of English Society. Her story of villainy, crime, merriment, lovemaking, jilting, laughing,
Olivia Cooke the star of Spielberg's Ready Player One takes the lead
cheating, fighting and dancing, takes her all the way to the court of King George IV, via the Battle of Waterloo, breaking hearts and losing fortunes as she goes.

A RATHER STELLAR CAST INDEED
Her main love interest daft Captain Rawdon Crawley is played by Tom Bateman with Charlie Rowe as poor soldier George Osborne, Johnny
After airing on ITV in UK, Vanity Fair will air on Amazon too in US
Flynn as Dobbin, Martin Clunes as Sir Pitt Crawley, Frances de La Tour as Miss Matilda Crawley, Suranne Jones as snobbish Miss Pinkerton and
The saga is based on William Thackeray's classic novel
Michael Palin as Thackeray himself. Claudia Jessie will play Becky’s confidante Amelia Sedley, with Simon Russell Beale and Claire Skinner as her parents, and David Fynn as her brother Joss.

6 comments:

  1. Vanity Fair, the victorian novel (not the magazine)hasn't lost any of its appeal over the years. The ambitious, social climber Becky is as relevant as ever.
    Judging by your photos, we're going to enjoy the new tv series.

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    1. Who would've guessed? Thackeray was a nasty bitch among them London writers if I remember correctly he was especially nasty towards Dickens.

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  3. Nothing wrong with a little social climbing. I believe a few of those ladies in the Royal Family would be considered social climbers as well.

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    1. you mean the latest scandalous one? She looked so horrible and disrespectful this weekend in that dress with naked shoulders. A true hillbilly if there ever was one.

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