Daniel Deronda (DVD)
Hugh Bonneville stars in this BAFTA-Winning BBC Adaptation of the classic novel, from the Oscar-winning Director of The King's Speech
Hugh Dancy; Romola Garai; Hugh Bonneville; Jodhi May; Kate Maberly
"Extraordinary" Mail on Sunday
"Outstanding" Daily Telegraph
"Gripping" Sunday Express
"Daniel Deronda is garnering comparisons with Pride and Prejudice" Guardian
"The very model of a BBC costume drama" Daily Telegraph
"Exquisitely directed by Tom Hooper" Mail On Sunday
From the Oscar-winning director of The King's Speech comes this sumptuous, BAFTA award-winning BBC adaptation of George Eliot's masterpiece, charting an intense love story set in Victorian high society.
The noble Daniel Deronda becomes entranced by frivolous beauty Gwendolen Harleth and though she shares his feelings fate conspires to keep them apart. Gwendolen, facing financial ruin, is forced into an oppressive marriage with sinister but wealthy aristocrat Henleigh Grandcourt and Daniel finds a new life through his friendship with Jewish singer Mirah Lapidoth. As their lives are once more shaped by fate and self-discovery this classic, mesmerising tale reaches its dramatic conclusion.
Adapted by renowned writer Andrew Davies (Pride and Prejudice, Middlemarch, Tipping The Velvet) this highly-acclaimed costume drama boasts a glittering cast.