The Way We Live Now (2001– )
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Episode #1.4 

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 ... See full summary »

Director:

David Yates

Writers:

Andrew Davies (screenplay), Andrew Davies (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Suchet ... Augustus Melmotte
Dudley Sutton ... Speaker of the House of Commons
Roger Hammond ... Mr. Brown MP
Cillian Murphy ... Paul Montague
Allan Corduner ... Croll
Douglas Hodge ... Roger Carbury
Paloma Baeza ... Hetta Carbury
Rob Brydon ... Mr. Alf
Sarah Niven Sarah Niven ... Simpson
Cheryl Campbell ... Lady Carbury
Matthew Macfadyen ... Sir Felix Carbury
Michele Dotrice ... Mrs. Pipkin
Maxine Peake ... Ruby Ruggles
Miranda Otto ... Mrs. Hurtle
Gerry George Gerry George ... Music Hall Performer
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Storyline

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 between Mrs. Hurtle and Paul. She visits Mrs. Hurtle who confirms the engagement, and tells Paul that she can never see him again.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14
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Details

Release Date:

2 December 2001 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

NOVA/WGBH Boston See more »
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Marie Melmotte: What a life it has been. Now it's over.
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