The Yellowplush Papers

Series of five comic tales by William Makepeace Thackeray, adapted by Stephen Wyatt, recounting the rise and fall of early-19th century footman Charles Yellowplush.

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01My First Employer20090209

Series of five comic tales by William Makepeace Thackeray, adapted by Stephen Wyatt, recounting the rise and fall of early-19th century footman Charles Yellowplush.

Charles attracts the attention of an elegant gentleman, Frederick Altamont, who is pursuing the lovely Mary. Charles does his best to matchmake, until the awful truth about Altamont comes to light.

Charles Yellowplush

01My First Employer *20090209

Charles attracts the attention of an elegant gentleman, Frederick Altamont, who is pursuing the lovely Mary. Charles does his best to matchmake, until the awful truth about Altamont comes to light.

02Captain Rook20090216

Charles helps his new employer Captain Rook, a wily and roguish cardsharp, to fleece a rich but naive gentleman.

03Deuceace20090223

Charles finds himself in Paris in attendance on a young aristocrat of very dubious morals who has fled England to escape his creditors.

04My Novel *20090302

When a fashionable society novelist comes to stay at Diddlesex Towers, he inspires Charles to undertake an ambitious and scandalous enterprise.

05 LASTMy Debut In Society *20090309

Charles suddenly finds himself a very rich man. He leaves service and embarks on a life of opera, society dinners and balls. And goes a little mad.