All seven episodes of the 1970s period drama series based on the bestselling novel by Howard Spring. John Nolan stars as Nick Faunt, a millionaire's son in 1930s Manchester who, at the height of the Depression, leaves home to become an artist, embracing a life of bohemian freedom but also of poverty and hardship. Prunella Gee co-stars as Anna Fitzgerald, the Irish serving girl with whom Nick falls in love. Episodes are: 'A Wife in Water Colours', 'A Jealous Mistress', 'Beggars at a Banquet', 'To Escape from Ourselves', 'Strawberries and Champagne', 'The Mirror of Reason' and 'The Final Gamble'.
Release Date: 27 April 2009
Certificate: 12 - Suitable for Persons Aged 12 or Over