- 1 Season
Madame Bovary is a television series that falls into the genres of both dram and romance. This television series was directed by Tim Fywell, and it was produced by many producers like Cahal Bannon, Rebecca Eaton, Bernard Krichefski, Tony Redston, Hilary Salmon, and David M. Thompson. Madame Bovary was written by both Gustave Flaubert and Heidi Thomas, and it star's many well known actors and actresses such as Frances O'Connor, Hugh Bonneville, Eileen Atkins, Desmond Barrit, Keith Barron, Adam Cooper, Hugh Dancy, Phillip Manikum, Joe McGann, Jessica Oyelowo, Trevor Peacock, and David Troughton. This television series is mainly focused around a young woman. This young woman is in her late teens and has a passion for reading novels. She also has big dreams of achieving that story book romance and passion that she continuously reads within her novels. One day, this young woman marries a widowed country doctor, and in the beginning feels that passion and romance she desired. However, even as the country doctor waits on her hand and foot, the young woman soon becomes bored and unsatisfied with him. Unfortunately, as the dissatisfaction grows, she begins using her imagination on a law student within the town. Shortly afterwards, she seeks a new lover. She ends up trying to convince her new lover to run away with her, but her new lover refuses. So once again, she goes back to the law clerk for love. Ultimately, this young woman begins spending large amounts of money on clothing and furnishing, putting her country doctor husband in debt. In the end her doings cause her husband's demise.