JANE EYRE: Charlotte Bronte's novel is adeptly portrayed in this BBC production about the brave little orphan who overcomes adversity through independence and finds happiness with Mr. Rochester. Considered to be among the best versions of this famous story.
MIDDLEMARCH: A BBC/WGBH production dramatizing George Eliot's saga of English society at the verge of the Industrial Revolution. Dorothea Brooke falls in love with the young cousin of her deceased husband, but she can't marry him without forfeiting her inheritance. A 6-part series.