A Respectable Trade (1998) TV Mini-Series poster and book cover compared.

A Respectable Trade

Suri Krishnamma, 1998

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A Respectable Trade
Philippa Gregory, 1994

A Respectable Trade is a TV mini-series directed by Suri Krishnamma in 1998 and based on the book of the same name by Philippa Gregory, first published in 1994. The TV series features Warren Clarke, Anna Massey, Emma Fielding, Ariyon Bakare, Ralph Brown, Richard Briers, and others.

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RATING

7.7

/ 10

TV Mini-Series Poster: A Respectable Trade (Suri Krishnamma, 1998)

7.4

/ 10

Book Cover: A Respectable Trade (Philippa Gregory, 1994)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of A Respectable Trade, the 1994 book by Philippa Gregory.

A Respectable Trade

Read by: Adjoa Andoh

Storyline

Bristol in 1787. Josiah Cole, a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join the big players of the city. But he needs capital and a well-connected wife. Marriage to Frances Scott is a mutually convenient solution. Trading her social contacts for Josiah’s protection, Frances finds her life and fortune dependent on the respectable trade of sugar, rum, and slaves.

Movie vs Book

Poster of A Respectable Trade, the 1998 TV series by Suri Krishnamma

Year

1998

Minutes

240

Movie Rate

7.70

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

A Respectable Trade

Country: UK

Year: 1998

Length: 4h / 2 episodes

Cover of A Respectable Trade, the 1994 book by Philippa Gregory

Year

1994

Pages

512

Book Rate

7.46

S: Goodreads

Book

A Respectable Trade

Country: UK

First published in: 1994

Length: 512 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of A Respectable Trade, the 1998 TV series by Suri Krishnamma

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TV series

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Poster of A Respectable Trade, the 1998 TV series by Suri Krishnamma

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11 votes

3 votes

book

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Cover of A Respectable Trade, the 1994 book by Philippa Gregory

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33% No

8 votes

4 votes

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