BEGGAR BRIDE, THE (BBC 1997)

UK / BBC1 / 2x75m-e / 1997

Writer: Lizzie Mickery / Novel: Gillian White / Producer: Kate Harwood / Director: Diarmuid Lawrence

Drama serial. Angela Harper decides to save her family from the poverty trap by embarking on a bigamous marriage with an extremely wealthy man.

Cast: KEELEY HAWES as Angela Harper / JOE DUTTINE as Billy Harper / NICHOLAS JONES as Sir Fabian Ormerod / CHARLOTTE WILLIAMS as Honesty Ormerod / JEAN ANDERSON as Lady Alice / DIANA KENT as Ffiona Ormerod