Vanity Fair, the critically-acclaimed adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s literary classic, is released on DVD and Digital Download from 8th October 2018.
The series stars Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One, Bates Motel) as Thackeray’s timeless heroine Becky Sharp. The cast also includes Claudia Jessie, Tom Bateman, Johnny Flynn, Charlie Rowe, Simon Russell Beale, Anthony Head, Martin Clunes, Frances de la Tour and Michael Palin.
Vanity Fair was co-produced by leading production companies Mammoth Screen (Victoria and Poldark) and Amazon Studios.
Thackeray’s literary classic is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, and follows Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of English Society. Her story of “villainy, crime, merriment, lovemaking, jilting, laughing, cheating, fighting and dancing” takes her all the way to the court of King George IV, via the Battle of Waterloo, breaking hearts and losing fortunes as she goes.
DVD Extras and Special Features include:
Vanity Fair – Becoming Thackeray
Vanity Fair – Locations
Vanity Fair – Bootcamp
Vanity Fair – Budapest
Vanity Fair is distributed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment and is available to pre-order now from Amazon.