The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling Miniseries

Miniseries

The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling Miniseries

First Air Date: November 09, 1997

First Aired on    :   1997
Episodes    :   5 episodes



Episodes

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1x05 Part 5 (December 07, 1997)


Tom's spirited adventures in search of his beloved Sophia bring him into violent confrontations with a press-gang hired by Lord Fellamar and the dangerous Mr Fitzpatrick.


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1x04 Part 4 (November 30, 1997)


Caught in a clinch with the beautiful Sophia Western, Tom Jones is in deep trouble with the scheming Lady Bellaston. Tom manages to placate Lady Bellaston, who wants his undivided and very personal attention. She soon decides to remove Sophia by concocting a scheme with Lord Fellamar, one of her lecherous friends. The abrupt and drunken arrival in London of Sophia's father, Squire Western, thwarts Lord Fellamar's plans. Sophia is locked away in her father's lodgings while Squire Western awaits the arrival of Allworthy and Master Blifil - still intent on marrying Sophia.


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1x03 Part 3 (November 23, 1997)


After learning that Tom was with another woman at the inn, Sophia falls in with her cousin, Harriet Fitzpatrick, who is herself fleeing from her violent husband. Tom is put on the right road by two travelling puppeteers with Partridge reluctantly in tow. But in London he can find no word of Sophia and once again Tom falls victim to a plot.


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1x02 Part 2 (November 16, 1997)


Tom embarks on a journey, while Sophia attempts to escape the threat of marriage.


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1x01 Part 1 (November 09, 1997)


Tom, a foundling abandoned at birth, is adopted by the benevolent Squire Allworthy. He grows up and falls desperately in love with Sophia Western, the daughter of the neighbouring squire. Unfortunately for Tom, Sophia is already betrothed to Blifil, his scheming arch-rival.




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