Middlemarch (1994)

Based on Middlemarch by George Eliot

First of a six part adaptation by Andrew Davies of George Eliot's epic saga. Dr Tertius Lydgate is put in charge of the fever hospital in Middlemarch. Dorothea Brooke marries ageing scholar Edward Casaubon and they honeymoon in Rome.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Adaptation
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 1'20'10''
  • Broadcast date: 1994

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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Further resources

“Transforming Middlemarch“, compiled and edited with original notes and commentaries by Justin Smith, Gabriel Egan, Anna Blackwell, Lucy Hobbs, Natalie Hayton, 2023. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (grant AH/V015575/1) and De Montfort University in partnership with the British Library and the University of Nottingham.