The Secret Life of Mrs. Beeton

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The Secret Life of Mrs. Beeton ★★½ 2006

Beginning in the 1850s, Isabelle Beeton writes domestic advice columns for her husband Sam's various London publications. She produces a collection of recipes (though she can't cook) and household management tips that become a best-selling sensation. However, her own marriage is fraught with secrets that include financial difficulties, many personal tragedies, and her own early death at the age of 28. 90m/C DVD . J.J. Feild, Jim Carter, Anna Chancellor, Anna Madeley, Siobhan Hayes, Joseph Mawle, Andrea Riseboroughe; D: Jon Jones; W: Sarah Williams; C: Ian Moss; M: Charlie Mole. TV

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