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The Crimson Petal and the White

If you dare enter this world, you had better tread carefully. Such is the advice of Sugar (Romola Garai), the heroine of this engrossing BBC miniseries. A compelling Victorian tale of revenge, "The Crimson Petal and the White" tells the story of Sugar, an alluring and intelligent young prostitute. Sugar longs for a better life and when she secures the patronage of successful businessman William Rackham (Chris O'Dowd), she begins to hatch a scheme that will free her from her life in the slums. However, as their worlds become more entwined, Sugar's plans set in motion a series of events that will change both their lives forever. 4 episodes.

Year: 2011
Genre: TV Drama, Television Shows
Country: UK
Director: Marc Munden
Starring: Gillian Anderson, Richard E Grant, Shirley Henderson, Mark Gatiss, Romola Garai, Chris O'Dowd, Amanda Hale
Duration: 236 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Violence and sex scenes
7.7/10
Location in store: Drama (TV)

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