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Season 01, Episode 01 Part 1

S01 E01

Oct 5, 1980
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Part 1 Oct 5, 1980 Lucie Manette must travel to pre-revolutionary France to find the father she thought was dead, a prisoner of eighteen years in the Bastille, now recalled to life.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Part 2

S01 E02

Oct 12, 1980
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Part 2 Oct 12, 1980 Beneath the surface of these cities, how do people live and work? What are the differences, what are the similarities, what are the stories? A worker at an iron-smelting factory in Beijing; a winemaker on the outskirts of Canberra; a Hansard reporter for Australia's Parliament; weddings, farmers' markets, and school playgrounds.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Part 3

S01 E03

Oct 19, 1980
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Part 3 Oct 19, 1980 Having been acquitted at the Old Bailey, Darney returns home. In Paris, he argues bitterly with his uncle, the wicked Marquis d'Evremonde, and informs him of his decision to renounce his inheritance and leave France. Back in England Mr Stryver tells Carton of his intentions regarding Lucie Manette.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Part 4

S01 E04

Oct 26, 1980
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Part 4 Oct 26, 1980 Carton reveals his true feelings to Lucie, and Barsad, the false witness at Darney's trial makes an unwelcome reappearance in Paris. He has some information that he thinks Madame and Monsieur Defarge, who harbored Dr Mantte when he was first released from the Bastille, will be interested in.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Part 5

S01 E05

Nov 2, 1980
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Part 5 Nov 2, 1980 In London, Dr Manette suffers a relapse while, in Paris the Bastille is stormed. In a cell in the north tower, Defarge finds the evidence he is looking for and forces Gabelle, the Marquis d'Evremonde's former steward, to summon Darnay back to France.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Part 6

S01 E06

Nov 9, 1980
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Part 6 Nov 9, 1980 On receipt of Gabelle's letter Darnay determines that he must return to Paris during the Reign of Terror, but he is ill-received as an enemy of the new Republic. Carton learns from Mr Stryver that Lucie and Dr Manette have followed Darnay to France.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Part 7

S01 E07

Nov 16, 1980
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Part 7 Nov 16, 1980 Darnay is released from prison thanks to Dr Manette's influence, but is swiftly re-arrested through the vengeful zeal of Madame Defarge. Dr Manette is horrified to realise that he may be in part responsible and Carton makes a bargain with the spy Barsard.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Part 8

S01 E08

Nov 23, 1980
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Part 8 Nov 23, 1980 In the concluding part of Dicken's A Tale of Two Cities, the day of Darnay's execution arrives and with Barsard's assistance, Carton visits him in his prison cell. To ensure the happiness of the woman he loves, Carton resolves to forfeit all.

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