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Director  Marc Munden
First episode date  November 1, 1998
Language  English
7.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance
Language  English
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Writer  William Makepeace Thackeray, Andrew Davies
Release date  1 November 1998
Network  British Broadcasting Corporation
Nominations  British Academy Television Award for Best Actress
Episodes  6 Episode 6Season 1 - May 15 - 2000, 6 Episode 6, 5 Episode 5Season 1 - May 12 - 2000, 5 Episode 5, 4 Episode 4Season 1 - May 11 - 2000, 4 Episode 4, 3 Episode 3Season 1 - May 10 - 2000, 3 Episode 3, 2 Episode 2Season 1 - May 9 - 2000, 2 Episode 2, 1 Episode 1Season 1 - May 8 - 2000, 1 Episode 1

Similar  Pride and Prejudice (1995 TV series), Poldark (1975 TV series), Lady Chatterley (TV serial)

Vanity Fair is a BBC television drama serial adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel of the same name broadcast in 1998. The screenplay was written by Andrew Davies.


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The BBC previously adapted the novel as a serial twice before, in 1967 and also in 1987.

Vanity Fair (1998 TV serial) movie scenes

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Plot summary

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For a full length summary of the book see: Vanity Fair plot summary.


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Natasha Little as Becky Sharp (character)
Frances Grey as Amelia Sedley
David Ross as Mr. Sedley
Philip Glenister as William Dobbin
Michele Dotrice as Mrs. Sedley
Janine Duvitski as Mrs. Bute Crawley
Anton Lesser as Mr. Pitt Crawley
Nathaniel Parker as Rawdon Crawley
Jeremy Swift as Jos Sedley
Tom Ward as George Osborne
Stephen Frost as Bute Crawley
Tim Woodward as Mr. John Osborne
Janet Dale as Miss Briggs
Frances Tomelty as Mrs. O'Dowd
Mark Lambert as Major O'Dowd
David Bradley as Sir Pitt Crawley
John Surman as Horrocks
Miriam Margolyes as Miss Crawley
Daniel Hart as Ensign Stubble
Abigail Thaw as Jane Osborne
Bryan Pringle as Raggles
Linal Haft as Moss
Eleanor Bron as Lady Bareacres
Sarah Crowden as Lady Blanche
Graham Crowden as Lord Bareacres
Sylvestra Le Touzel as Lady Jane Crawley
Gerard Murphy as Lord Steyne
Robert Cole as Little Rawdon
Zohren Weiss as Little Georgey


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  • 1999: Television and Radio Industries Club Awards - BBC Programme of the Year
  • 1999: Banff Television Festival - Special Jury Prize
  • 1999: Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming - Best TV Series and Serials, Best Actress (Natasha Little), Screenplay

  • Vanity Fair (1998 TV serial) BBC Vanity Fair Vid Kinks Dedicated Follower of Fashion Vanity


  • 1999: British Academy of Film and Television Arts - Best Drama Serial, Best Actress, Best Costume Design, Best Editing, Best Original Music, Best Photography
  • References

    Vanity Fair (1998 TV serial) Wikipedia
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