by Anthony Trollope
Dramatised in five parts by Simon Raven
Starring Colin Blakely, Rachel Curney
Melmotte has been elected to the House of Commons. He has been given two days to produce Â£80,000 to pay for Pickering, and is trying to persuade Marie to make over her fortune to him.
(For cast see Thursday. 10.20 p.m.)
Beginning next week: "Sinister Street" by Compton Mackenzie