Life in Squares

3 x 60 minute episodes for BBC Two
Transmission date: July 2015

Production Credits

Director: Simon Kaijser
Writers: Amanda Coe
Executive Producers: Lucy Bedford, Douglas Rae, Lucy Richer
Producer: Rhonda Smith


Phoebe Fox
Lydia Leonard
James Norton
Sam Hoare
Rupert Penry-Jones


Life In Squares tells the story of the Bloomsbury group over 40 years, from the death of Queen Victoria to the Second World War, as they attempted to forge a life free from the constraints of the past. Their pursuit of freedom and beauty was always passionate, often impossible and ultimately devastating, yet their legacy is still felt today. The series dramatises the exceptionally close, often fraught relationship of sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, and Vanessa's enduring, sexually complicated alliance with gay artist Duncan Grant.


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