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Middlemarch: Episode 4 (S1EP4 BBC Two 1 May 1994, Jonathan Firth)



Episode 4: Dorothea is learning to live as a widow, Rosamond gets into an accident, and Bulstrode’s old acquaintance arrives in Middlemarch.

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: Clive Russell (Caleb Garth), Ronald Hines (Mr Standish), Robert Hardy (Arthur Brooke), Patrick Malahide (Reverend Edward Casaubon), Jacqueline Tong (Mrs Vincy), Stephen Moore (Mayor Vincy), Jeremy Sinden, Terry John, James Garbutt, Clifford Milner, Geoffrey Wilkinson, Roger Milner, Ken Campbell, Cheryl Fergison, Andrew Tiernan, Robert Blythe, Jonathan Hackett, Elizabeth Spriggs, Mary Hanefey, John Savident, Sally Mates, David Sibley

Writer: Andrew Davies / Director: Anthony Page

Airdate: 1 May 1994 on BBC Two

Series: Middlemarch Season 1 Episode 4

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.