Episode 2: Young and idealistic Dorothe Brooke is spending honeymoon with her middleaged husband in Rome, Italy. While there she meets her husband’s artistic young cousin.
Regular Cast: Juliet Aubrey (Dorothea Brooke), Douglas Hodge (Doctor Tertius Lydgate), Colum Convey (Mr Hawley), Trevyn McDowell (Rosamond Vincy), Simon Chandler (Reverend Camden Farebrother), Jonathan Firth (Fred Vincy), Julian Wadham (Sir James Chettam), Rufus Sewell (Will Ladislaw), Peter Jeffrey (Nicholas Bulstrode), Caroline Harker (Celia Brooke), Rosemary Martin (Mrs Bulstrode), Patti Love (Mrs Plymdale)
Guest Cast: Patrick Malahide (Reverend Edward Casaubon), Stephen Moore (Mayor Vincy), Robert Hardy (Arthur Brooke), Ronald Hines (Mr Standish), Jacqueline Tong (Mrs Vincy), Gabrielle Lloyd (Mrs Garth), Clive Russell (Caleb Garth), Rachel Power (Mary Garth), Michael Hordern (Peter Featherstone), David Belcher, Richard Butler, Jonathan Coy, Fred Pearson, Nigel Miles Thomas, Nathan Valente, Ben Jeffery, Sophie Jeffery, James Garbutt, Roger Milner, Susan Porrett, Ian Driver, Cheryl Fergison, Tony Rohr, Freda Dowie
Writer: Andrew Davies / Director: Anthony Page
Airdate: 17 Apr 1994 on BBC Two
Series: Middlemarch Season 1 Episode 2
Show Info: Period drama serial based on the novel by George Eliot. England 1829, with a new age dawning, in Middlemarch young idealistic doctor Tersius Lydgate and Dorothea Brooke look forward to the great new world, but when Dorothy marries the much older Rev Edward Casaubon she finds herself constricted by her new situation.