Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Tipping the Velvet`` It is Pride and Prejudice with unclean bits.'' That is how screenwriter Andrew Davies ( Bridget Jones' Diary ), in an interview contained on this disc, identifies his adjustment of Sarah Waters is acclaimed novel of lesbian love, treason, and salvation in Victorian England. This three-part BBC production chronicles with flavor the story of Nan Astley (Rachael Stirling, the beautiful image of her mother, Diana Rigg), barely 18, and sure that life holds more for her than her oyster girl is...

Tipping the Velvet


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