as Pen Browning
Elizabeth and Robert Browning’s son, the viewer’s current boyfriend and guide in the experience.
as Ferdinando Romangnoli
the Brownings’ Italian cook and Elizabeth Wilson Romangnoli’s husband.
as Arabella Barrett
Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s youngest sister, devoted to her nephew and her community.
as Isa Blagden
friend of the Brownings and transcriber of Robert Browning’s poems.
as Mrs. Eliza Ogilvy
friend of the Brownings who met the famous couple during their mutual stay at Casa Guidi.
as Robert Bulwer Lytton
attaché with the British Embassy in Florence and frequently welcomed visitor of the Brownings.
as Elizabeth Wilson Romangnoli
long-time personal maid to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, wife of Ferdinando Romangnoli, and like a mother to Pen Browning.
as Robert Browning
frequently referred to as “Mr. Elizabeth Barrett Browning” during his life, fellow poet and devoted husband to Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
as Julia Martin
long time acquaintance of Elizabeth Barrett Browning who knew the the poet as a child and corresponded with Elizabeth her entire life.