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The Devil’s Whore dvd

Issue No. 2144

Andrea Riseborough and John Simm in The Devil

Andrea Riseborough and John Simm in The Devil's Whore


Channel 4’s recent drama based on the events of the English Civil War has just been released on DVD.

The Devil’s Whore focuses on the life of the fictional character Angelica Fanshawe, who brings together many of the key figures of the 1640s.

This sweeping drama is beautifully filmed and wonderfully acted.

The four part drama looks at all aspects of the revolution against King Charles I, including the radical Levellers, represented by Edward Sexby, Thomas Rainsborough and John Lilburne.

The Devil’s Whore
Directed by Marc Munden
DVD out now


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Tue 24 Mar 2009, 17:56 GMT
Issue No. 2144
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