Vanity Fair
Season 1

s01e01 / Miss Sharp in the Presence of the Enemy

2nd Sep '18 - 9:00pm
Miss Sharp in the Presence of the Enemy

Lowly teaching assistant Becky issues headmistress Miss Pinkerton with an ultimatum - pay her properly to teach at her Academy for Young Ladies or find her a station elsewhere. Miss Pinkerton calls Becky's bluff, and Becky is forced to pack away her meagre possessions. Kindly stockbroker's daughter Amelia Sedley takes pity on the poor orphan and offers to take her home for the week.

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s01e02 / Miss Sharp Begins to Make Friends

3rd Sep '18 - 9:00pm
Miss Sharp Begins to Make Friends

In darkest Hampshire, Becky spends her days as governess to Sir Pitt Crawley's neglected daughters. Her employer's handsome youngest son, Rawdon, does his best to interest Becky in a flirtation. But Becky's ambition is to get into her employer's good books, and soon she is promoted to the position of Sir Pitt's indispensable secretary.

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s01e03 / A Quarrel about an Heiress

9th Sep '18 - 9:00pm
A Quarrel about an Heiress

Becky has moved in with her rich aunt Matilda, and seems to have a bright future ahead of her. However, war is brewing on the horizon, which threatens the fortunes of the scheming social climber and everyone she knows. Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel, starring Olivia Cooke.

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s01e04 / In Which Becky Joins Her Regiment

16th Sep '18 - 9:00pm
In Which Becky Joins Her Regiment

On the eve of the battle, Becky makes a triumphant entrance into high society and finds a new use for old friends. Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel about an amoral woman who cunningly manoeuvres her way to the top of Georgian high society. Starring Olivia Cooke.

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s01e05 / In Which Battles Are Won and Lost

23rd Sep '18 - 9:00pm
In Which Battles Are Won and Lost

The Napoleonic Wars enter their decisive moment as the battle of Waterloo gets underway, with George fighting on the front line. Becky has come to the conclusion that war is not such a bad thing, since it presents plenty of opportunities for money to be made.

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s01e06 / In Which A Painter's Daughter Meets A King

30th Sep '18 - 9:00pm
In Which A Painter's Daughter Meets A King

Becky works out how to live well on nothing a year, but flies too high as she joins the dizzy ranks of lords, ladies and kings.

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s01e07 / Endings and Beginnings

7th Oct '18 - 9:00pm
Endings and Beginnings

Becky is left alone in the world and living in greatly reduced circumstances when Steyne arranges for Rawdon to be shipped overseas. Dobbin discovers that Amelia plans to remarry, a revelation that inspires him to finally confess his feelings for her - but he is not prepared for her reaction. The Sedley family takes a holiday in Germany, where they are unexpectedly reunited with Becky - who gets the chance to perform a single good deed.

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