Frances de la Tour

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Frances de la Tour rose to fame as Miss Jones in the sit­com Ris­ing

Damp and she’s still play­ing larger-than-life roles on screen. Armed with a fam­ily tree drawn up by her grand­fa­ther, she in­ves­ti­gates the fam­i­lies of two fe­male fore­bears who fell foul of the so­cial at­ti­tudes of their time – and un­cov­ers lots of juicy mys­ter­ies along the way. “There’s some­thing strange afoot,” she says at one point. Ul­ti­mately she de­cides that: “Peo­ple are peo­ple and love comes into it and there’s way­ward­ness.”

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5x great grand­fa­ther TOP­ICS COV­ERED: Di­vorce, so­ci­ety mar­riages, scan­dal, court cases, no­bil­ity

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