A Respectable Trade (1998)

A Respectable Trade


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Based on the novel by Philippa Gregory, the British miniseries A Respectable Trade was what is known in the business as a "bodice ripper." The story began in 1788, when well-bred governess Frances Scott (Emma Fielding) married her rough-hewn employer Josiah Cole (Warren Clarke). It didn't take long for Frances to become disgusted by the fact that her husband was in the slave-trading profession, and to take steps to get him out of the filthy business. Complicating matters was Frances' … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Philippa Gregory
On DVD: Dec 15, 1998



as Frances Scott

as Josiah Cole

as Sarah

as Elizabeth
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