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Masterpiece Episode: "The Way We Live Now"

Season 31, Episode 15
Episode Synopsis: Part 2of 4. “The Way We Live Now.” Since Marie Melmotte (Shirley Henderson) will be cut off if she weds Sir Felix (Matthew Macfayden), she proposes elopement. It seems she has funds of her own Meanwhile, Montague (Cillian Murphy) has doubts about Melmotte's plans for the railroad project. He also attempts to uncouple himself from Mrs. Hurtle (Miranda Otto) so he can pursue Hetta (Paloma Baeza). And Georgina Longestaffe (Anne-Marie Duff), in pursuit of a husband, seeks out Melmotte's assistance.
Original Air Date: Apr 8, 2002
Guest Cast Cillian Murphy: Paul Montague Jon Rumney: Vossner Richard Cant: Dolly Longstaffe Shirley Henderson: Marie Melmotte Matthew Macfadyen: Sir Felix Carbury Cheryl Campbell: Lady Carbury James Duke: Mrs. Pipkin David Suchet: Augustus Melmotte Tom Fahy: Butler (Grosvenor Square) Stuart McQuarrie: Lord Nidderdale Tony Britton: Lord Alfred Grendall Anne-Marie Duff: Georgina Longestaffe Lilo Baur: Didon Allan Corduner: Croll Miranda Otto: Mrs. Hurtle David Bradley: Mr. Broune Nicholas McGaughey: John Crumb Jim Carter: Mr. Breghart Paloma Baeza: Hetta Carbury Rupert Vansittart: Sir Damask Monogram Angus Wright: Miles Grendall Fenella Woolgar: Lady Julia Monogram Graham Crowden: Marquis of Auld Reekie Peter Gunn: Inspector Brown Douglas Hodge: Roger Carbury Maxine Peake: Ruby Ruggles Sarah Niven: Simpson Oliver Ford Davies: Longestaffe

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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