Vanity-fair-thackeray-summary, it's such a shame that vanity fair is proving to be cannon fodder in the face of the biggest gun of all bodyguard on bbc1 because gwyneth hughes's adaptation of thackeray's novel is delightful it. Thackeray's tidy summary of vanity fair is not unlike becky's own summary of the rise and fall within the novel itself: "'i've made mistakes a lot of mistakes ' she says with a rueful grin and a, clippings from vanity fair correspondent and mr thackeray the syrian question the sicilian insurrection progress of garibaldi interesting news from the continent editorials articles on.
"everybody in vanity fair must have remarked how well those live who are comfortably and thoroughly in debt; how they deny themselves nothing; how jolly and easy they are in their minds " william, "everybody in vanity fair must have remarked how well those live who are comfortably and thoroughly in debt; how they deny themselves nothing; how jolly and easy they are in their minds " william. Gwyneth hughes's sparky excellent adaptation of william makepeace thackeray's comedy of manners was pulverised in the ratings when it first transmitted in 2018 scheduled head to head on sunday, the soldiers are preparing for battle but first they must find the little known location on a map "where the buggeration is waterloo " demands one of the regiment and with that many fates are sealed.
It's such a shame this lovely winning adaptation of a classic novel was stomped under the jackboot of the mighty bodyguard over on bbc1 but that's tough scheduling for you in the final episode, "striving for what is not worth having" leads our anti heroine becky olivia cooke this week into moral squalor as she executes a plan to tease cash out of the randy vulpine lord steyne anthony.
Pert ambitious material girl becky sharp makes the best of being a governess to oafish sir pitt crawley's two young daughters in the second episode of gwyneth hughes's chirpy adaptation of william