Episodes

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01Boyhood20160201
01Boyhood20160201Orlando is a young nobleman in Tudor England and writes the first lines of The Oak Tree.

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02The Muscovite Princess20160202
02The Muscovite Princess20160202Orlando falls for a beguiling Muscovite princess one frozen winter at the court of James I

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03A Lampooning20160203
03A Lampooning20160203Orlando aspires to the life of a poet and extends an invitation to an admired writer.

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04An Admirer20160204
04An Admirer20160204Orlando turns his mind to his noble ancestry, and an archduchess demands his attention.

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05A Transformation20160205
05A Transformation20160205In opulent Constantinople, Orlando undergoes a miraculous transformation Orlando.

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06The Enamoured Lady20160208
06The Enamoured Lady20160208The eponymous heroine is preoccupied by the penalties and privileges of womanhood.

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07Society's Seductions20160209
07Society's Seductions20160209In 18th-century England, Orlando is seduced by London society and poetry.

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08Marmaduke Bonthrop Shelmerdine, Esquire20160210The oppressive 19th-century dawns, and an extraordinary encounter takes place on the moor.

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09The Most Influential Critic of the Victorian Age20160211
09The Most Influential Critic of the Victorian Age20160211Orlando arrives at an ending and a new beginning.

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10The Present20160212The present catches up with Orlando's extraordinarily lengthy past.

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