Encore Sets Premiere Date for "The Crimson Petal & The White"
Posted at 2:14 PM (PST) on Friday, January 13, 2012

Encore has set Friday, March 6 at 9 p.m. for the premiere of its four-part miniseries The Crimson Petal and The White.

The Victorian-era psychological thriller focuses on the exploits of prostitute Sugar (Romola Garai), with Chris O'Dowd starring as William Rackham. The X-Files' Gillian Anderson co-stars as brothel proprietor Mrs. Castaway, with Shirley Henderson and Richard E. Grant rounding out the cast. The series is an adaptation of Michel Faber's 2002 best-seller.

Parts 1 and 2 will air Tuesday, March 6 at 9 p.m. with Parts 3 and 4 set for Wednesday, March 7 starting at 9 p.m.

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