I have only seen snippets of Desperate Romantics so far; I can’t really speak about the series as a whole. I am aware of the historical inaccuracies and I do question some of the changes made. But from what I’ve seen, Amy Manson portrays Lizzie as likable and spirited. I’ve enjoyed seeing Lizzie portrayed with personality and not as a demure waif who sits quietly n Rossetti’s shadow.
Since Desperate Romantics began I have seen a definite rise in traffic. I thought that both new and returning readers would like a glimpse of other portrayals of Elizabeth Siddal. Below, via YouTube, is a clip from Dante’s Inferno, directed by Ken Russell:
Also, Patricia Quinn as Lizzie opposite Ben Kingsley as DGR: