The Making Of A Lady ITV1, 8pm Lavish costume drama starring Lydia Wilson as a genteel working woman who marries for money
, not love.
The blank-eyed Rufanova, who played Eva Braun in Sokurov's "Molokh," ferociously portrays a woman who marries for money
only to discover it doesn't buy happiness, but her over-the-top fights with husband and daughter, while entertaining in their way, take place in a narrative void.
The BBC is planning to film a version of Daniel Deronda, the story of a high-spirited heroine who marries for money
and then falls under the spell of the mysterious Deronda.
It explores connections between class and sex and suggests that there's little difference between a prostitute and a woman who marries for money
The novel builds on the contrast between Mirah Cohen, a poor Jewish girl, and the upper-class Gwendolen Harleth, who marries for money
and regrets it.
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(4-6) 5 Drugs such as penicillin (11) 6 Narrow tower on a castle (6) 7 Star Trek starship (10) 11 Finger-shaped cream cake (6) 13 Extremely (4) SOLUTION to Crossword -2 weeks ACROSS 1 Sturdy, 3 Chum, 7 Gown, 8 Jumper, 10 Florida, 13 Request, 16 Haggis, 17 Keen, 18 Wage, 19 Meadow.
Trollope was understood to be commenting on the malaise in Victorian England that allowed a character like Lizzie, who marries for money
, steals the family diamonds, and behaves despicably throughout, to rise unscathed in society.