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The Paradise: Season 1 (2012)




Critic Consensus: The Paradise is a modest and winsome romance that luxuriates in its attractive cast and period trappings like a comforting blanket.


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A love story develops in a Victorian department store in Northern England. In series 1, Paradise shop owner John Moray sees potential in lowly shop girl Denise Lovett (Joanna Vanderham) and while working in his shop she experiences the romance, glamour, intrigue and power play of high society from behind its counters.


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Critic Reviews for The Paradise: Season 1

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It will engage - though not obsess - those of us who enjoy parsing out the morals and manners of another time and place.

January 7, 2019 | Full Review…

The dramas, rivalries, kindnesses and treacheries begin almost at once, and as in all the best PBS series, they are well-drawn. Only the finest soap.

October 8, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The Paradise's eight-hour journey eventually resolved itself into an unequal tussle between love and pragmatism.

January 7, 2019 | Full Review…

TV series about a spirited and creative young woman whose enthusiasm for work is a wonder to behold.

July 1, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Buyer beware: You're about to be charmed.

October 8, 2013 | Full Review…

It suffers at times from a reductive, pastel-tinted chick-lit treatment.

October 8, 2013 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

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