Vanity Fair: Humbugs, Fools and Othered Visions

Based on the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray,¬†Vanity Fair¬†is set against Victorian London and the Napoleonic Wars, following Becky Sharp (Olivia Cooke) in her attempt to elevate herself out of poverty into English High Society. It’s “a vain, wicked, foolish place” narrates Michael Palin,…