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The Line of Beauty

Season 1
A story of love, class, sex and money, The Line of Beauty crawls deep under the skin of Thatcher's Britain, seen through the eyes and experiences of a young, gay man, from the euphoria of falling in love to the tragedy of Aids.
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  1. S1 E1 - The Love Chord
    May 17, 2006
    Nick Guest is invited to stay at the home of wealthy Conservative MP Gerald Fedden just as Margaret Thatcher's government is returned to power in 1983. It's Nick's first taste of the high life and he is entranced by their privileged life, but dysfunction and glamour come in equal measure with the Feddens.
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  2. S1 E2 - To Whom Do You Beautifully Belong?
    May 24, 2006
    It's the summer of 1986 and Nick is leading the sort of life he has always dreamed of, comfortably ensconced in the Fedden household. He also has a new boyfriend who is beautiful and rich, but the glamour of Nick's new life quickly fades when he learns that his former lover is dying.
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  3. S1 E3 - The End of the Street
    May 31, 2006
    The 1987 General Election is looming but Nick has other things on his mind. Meanwhile, Gerald is implicated in a share scandal and his affair becomes public knowledge. Things worsen further when Nick's affair with Wani is exposed in the national press.
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Nudityviolencesubstance usealcohol usesmokingfoul languagesexual content
Audio languages
English [CC]
Saul Dibb
Kate Lewis
Dan StevensDon GiletTim McInnerny
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