A Tale Of Two Cities

Episodes

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Five Years Later20070327 (BBC7)
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London, The Manettes and Lorry attend a treason trial. The accused is an old acquaintance. With Charles Dance. Episode 2 of 7.

London, The Manettes and Lorry attend a treason trial. The accused is an old acquaintance. With Charles Dance, Maurice Denham. Episode 2 of 7.

The Year 177520070326 (BBC7)
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'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...' It is 1775 and in Paris, an old man makes shoes in an attic. Episode 1 of 7.
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Monsieur Le Marquis infuriates residents in Paris.

Lucie hears echoes of dark footsteps.

Monsieur Le Marquis infuriates residents in Paris, and in London Lucie hears echoes of dark footsteps.

Stars Charles Dance.

An accident involving Monsieur Le Marquis inflames the growing anger of the residents of Paris.

An accident involving Monsieur Le Marquis inflames the growing anger of the residents of Paris. Episode 3 of 7.

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Mr Carton confesses his feelings, but across the Channel an air of vengeance is simmering.

Mr Carton confesses his feelings, but across the Channel an air of vengeance and retribution is simmering.

Stars Charles Dance.

Revolution brews in France, and while Madame Defarge continues her knitting, Carton confesses his inner feelings.

Carton's associate, the self important Mr Striver, intends to marry Lucy and cannot see why she won't accept him.

Revolution brews in France, and while Madame Defarge continues her knitting, Carton confesses his inner feelings. Episode 4 of 7.

05The Storm Gathers20070330 (BBC7)
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Lucie's actions cause ructions, and France reverberates to the sound of marching mobs.

Stars Charles Dance and Maurice Denham.

As the Bastille falls, the echoing footsteps of the mob are heard as far away as London. Episode 5 of 7.

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With Darnay facing great danger in Paris, Lucie leads a rescue.

Stars Charles Dance.

Stars Charles Dance and Charlotte Attenborough.

Darnay is in Paris and in great danger.

Lucie and the others set out to rescue him.

Can the Defarges be trusted?

Darnay is in Paris and in great danger. Lucie and the others set out to rescue him. Can the Defarges be trusted? Episode 6 of 7.

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With Darnay re-arrested and back in prison, Carton makes plans for his release.

Stars Charles Dance and John Duttine.

Darnay has been re-arrested and is now back in prison.

Mr Carton plans to help, but he must make a huge sacrifice.

Mr Carton plans to help, but must make a huge sacrifice.

Darnay has been re-arrested and is now back in prison. Mr Carton plans to help, but he must make a huge sacrifice. Episode 7 of 7.