The Crimson Petal and the White
4 x 60', 2011
Origin Pictures for BBC
Producer Steve Lightfoot
Director Marc Munden
Writer Lucinda Coxon
Gillian Anderson, Romola Garai, Mark Gatiss & Chris O'Dowd
Adapted from Michael Faber's bestselling novel, this four-part series was first aired on BBC2 on 6th April 2011.
Starring Romola Garai as the prostitute who never disappoints, Sugar, and Chris O'Dowd as William Rackham, the series dives into the dirty underbelly of Victorian London as Sugar attempts to improve her fortune through her relationship with William. Mark Gatiss and Gillian Anderson also star as William's brother and a Victorian brothel owner respectively.