The BEST Episodes of Daniel Deronda
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2021
Network: BBC One
Based on George Eliot's novel about a love triangle gone awry, Daniel Deronda originally aired on television as part of the award-winning Masterpiece Theatre series. The illegitimate son of a wealthy British aristocrat, Daniel harbors a secretive past and a ready supply of cash. When he meets Gwendolyn, a beautiful woman in desperate need of money, things get complicated, as he's already involved in a passionate relationship with a Jewish singer.
#1 - Part Three
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 30, 2002
The Grandcourt marriage develops. A critical musician, Herr Klesmer is invited to hear Mirah sing. Daniel finds Mirah's brother Ezra and arranges a meeting. Finally, Sir Hugo Mallinger hands Daniel a letter from his mother.
#2 - Part Four
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 7, 2002
After Daniel meets his mother in Genoa and learns the circumstances of his birth and childhood, the Grandcourts have serious trouble while small boat sailing. Ultimately, Daniel makes decisions on a marriage and his life.
#3 - Part One
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 23, 2002
Gwendolen Harleth encounters Henleigh Grandcourt and Daniel Deronda at separate events. Faced with family financial trouble and knowing the status of Lydia Glasher, Gwendolen receives a marriage proposal from Grandcourt
#4 - Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 23, 2002
Daniel rescues Mirah Lapidoth from a suicide attempt and searches for her mother and brother in London. Grandcourt informs Lydia of his planned nuptials, and she sends to Gwendolen a package with a curse.