To mark the centenary of the death of German novelist and journalist Theodor Fontane, his best-known novel is serialised here in three parts.
It is a story of love and adultery in a Prussia dominated by a stifling aristocratic code.
1: Seventeen-year-old Effi receives a surprising proposal from her mother's former suitor and leaves family and friends to begin married life on the far-flung Baltic coast.
With Emilia Fox, David Threlfall and Brigit Forsyth
Theodor Fontane's tale of love and adultery in a Prussia dominated by a stifling aristocratic code.
Serialised in three parts.
2: Effi's fear of her husband and his haunted house is beginning to undermine his marriage.
Then the glamorous Major Crampas arrives in the town.