Hayley Atwell on How Her Howards End Character Compares to Peggy Carter

Hayley Atwell on How Her Howards End Character Compares to Peggy Carter

A four-part miniseries based on E. M. Forster’s classic novel, Howards End – previously, and famously, adapted into a movie in 1992 featuring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson – premieres on Starz this Sunday, April 8th.

Starring Hayley Atwell and Matthew Macfadyen, Howards End recounts the tale of social conventions, codes of conduct and class relations in turn-of-the-century England, focusing on three families of varied levels of wealth (or lack thereof). Atwell stars as Margaret Schlegel (the character Thompson portrayed in the film), who along with her more impulsive sister Helen (Philippa Coulthard) are living relatively liberated lives in Edwardian London along with their aunt (Tracey Ullman).

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Hayley Atwell on How Her Howards End Character Compares to Peggy Carter