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Life in Squares

Episode 1

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Painter Vanessa Stephen and her writer sister Virginia embark on a life of unexpected, post-Victorian freedom in bohemian Bloomsbury. But when they are introduced to flamboyant male admirers, their idyll is rocked and the sisters' relationship is threatened. Show less


Rhonda Smith
Simon Kaijser
Amanda Coe
Older Vanessa Bell:
Eve Best
Young Vanessa Bell:
Phoebe Fox
Young Virginia Woolf:
Lydia Leonard
Young Duncan Grant:
James Norton
Lytton Strachey:
Ed Birch
Aunt Mary:
Eleanor Bron
Aunt Jane:
Deborah Findlay
Older Clive Bell:
Andrew Havill
Rob Heaps
Older Leonard:
Guy Henry
Young Clive Bell:
Sam Hoare
Maynard Keynes:
Edmund Kingsley
Dr Hyslop:
Anton Lesser
Older Duncan Grant:
Rupert Penry-Jones


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