Wives & Daughters

BBC Premiered Jan 01, 1999 Unknown


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    • Episode 4
      Episode 4
      While visiting rich relations in London, Cynthia meets a handsome man, Mr. Henderson. Ms. Browning is convinced that the young lady believed to be meeting with Mr. Preston at odd hours is Molly. After being caught in the midst of a passionate argument with Mr. Preston, a hysterical Cynthia confides in Molly. While trying to resolve Cynthia??s problems, Molly??s reputation is damaged, and a lighthearted Cynthia decides to break off her engagement with Roger. In light of his failing health, Osborne asks Molly for a favor. The Squire finally meets his daughter-in-law and grandson. Roger realizes his feelings for Molly, but circumstances at the Hamley Hall keep the two apart.moreless
    • Episode 3
      Episode 3
      While preparing for the Easter Charity Ball, Molly witnesses Cynthia??s strange behavior after receiving a note from Mr. Preston claiming two dances. The same mood shift occurs again when Mr. Preston arrives at the ball. Nonetheless, Cynthia dances with him, revealing to Molly a possible history between the two. Roger regularly visits Cynthia when she falls into a decline. When he rushes over to share news of his appointment to a pioneering expedition in Africa, Mrs. Gibson turns him away. After eavesdropping on a conversation between Dr. Gibson and Osborne, Mrs. Gibson has a change of heart, apologizes to Roger and urges him to visit. Roger pays a final call to the Gibsons and proposes to Cynthia, which breaks Molly??s heart.moreless
    • Episode 2
      Episode 2
      As she comforts Mrs. Hamley, who is upset about Osborne??s banishment from the house, Molly realizes the declining state of the frail woman??s health. Later, Molly finds herself comforting the entire grief-stricken family. Molly returns home to find that her new mother has made some changes to the household. Molly soon discovers the outwardly sweet woman is selfish and manipulative at heart, but she looks forward to the arrival of her new stepsister, Cynthia, who is studying abroad. A visit from a former acquaintance elicits strange reactions from both Cynthia and her mother. Roger encounters Cynthia at a local card party and is captivated by her. The reason for Osborne??s excessive spending and unexplained trips are revealed.moreless
    • Episode 1
      Episode 1
      After a pupil confesses his love for Dr. Gibson?s daughter, seventeen year-old Molly is sent for an extended visit to Hamley Hall where she falls for Osborne, the charismatic eldest son of the Squire and Mrs. Hamley. The Hamley?s youngest son, Roger returns home with disturbing news about his brother Osborne. Molly immediately expects the worse when she learns of Mr. Gibson?s plans to wed Mrs. Kirkpatrick, a beautiful woman who briefly cared for an exhausted Molly after a grand garden party seven years ago in the summer of 1820.moreless