Desperate Romantics (2009)
Six-part drama series set in and among the alleys, galleries and flesh-houses of 19th-century industrial London, following the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a vagabond group of English painters, poets and critics.
Seasons & Episode
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood look for a muse to inspire their best work yet.
Millais sets to work on a masterpiece for art critic John Ruskin. Hunt is in turmoil.
As his new patron, John Ruskin insists on Millais painting his young wife Effie.
Returning from the Holy Land, Hunt asks Annie to marry him, unaware she has seduced Fred.
Ruskin threatens to end his support unless Rossetti and Lizzie calm down and focus on art.
Rossetti and Lizzie return from their honeymoon, and Hunt proposes to Annie Miller.