Character: Mrs. Castaway
Directed by: Marc Munden
Written by: Lucinda Coxon, Michel Faber (novel)
Produced by: Greg Dummett, Steve Lightfoot, David M. Thompson
Cast Members: Romola Garai, Chris O'Dowd, Amanda Hale, Shirley Henderson, Katie Lyons, Eleanor Yates, Elizabeth Berrington, Richard E. Grant
Released date: April 6, 2011
Episode(s) Number: 1x01, 1x02
Genre: Drama, Romance
Set in 1870s London, a young prostitute finds potential power and status after becoming the mistress of a powerful patriarch.
• The title comes from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s 1847 poem, ‘Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal’.