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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 David Bradley: Mr. Broune Douglas Hodge: Roger Carbury Peter Gunn: Inspector Brown Matthew Macfadyen: Sir Felix Carbury Angus Wright: Miles Grendall Fenella Woolgar: Lady Julia Monogram Paloma Baeza: Hetta Carbury James Duke: Mrs. Pipkin Sarah Niven: Simpson Rupert Vansittart: Sir Damask Monogram Graham Crowden: Marquis of Auld Reekie Anne-Marie Duff: Georgina Longestaffe Stuart McQuarrie: Lord Nidderdale Jon Rumney: Vossner Maxine Peake: Ruby Ruggles Miranda Otto: Mrs. Hurtle Cheryl Campbell: Lady Carbury Nicholas McGaughey: John Crumb Lilo Baur: Didon Cillian Murphy: Paul Montague Richard Cant: Dolly Longstaffe Tom Fahy: Butler (Grosvenor Square) Shirley Henderson: Marie Melmotte Jim Carter: Mr. Breghart Tony Britton: Lord Alfred Grendall Oliver Ford Davies: Longestaffe David Suchet: Augustus Melmotte Allan Corduner: Croll

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