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Cranford

Cranford

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The Original BBC Miniseries

Set in the early 1840s, this is the original BBC miniseries of Elizabeth Gaskell's classic tale of a fictional Victorian country village in which the genteel ladies of Cranford struggle to face an uncertain future with dignity and 19th Century decorum.

Elizabeth Gaskell's classic tale of a Victorian country village

Filled with the heartwarming humor and gentle pathos of Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel, this original four- part BBC dramatization of Cranford is set in the early 1840s in a fictional market town in northwest England. The story centers on the town's predominantly single and widowed middle-class female inhabitants who are comfortable with their traditional way of life and adhere to a complex set of social rules. However, the impending arrival of the railway puts Cranford on the cusp of upsetting social changes and the genteel ladies of Cranford struggle to face an uncertain future with dignity and 19th Century decorum.

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The Original BBC Miniseries

Set in the early 1840s, this is the original BBC miniseries of Elizabeth Gaskell's classic tale of a fictional Victorian country village in which the genteel ladies of Cranford struggle to face an uncertain future with dignity and 19th Century decorum.

Elizabeth Gaskell's classic tale of a Victorian country village

Filled with the heartwarming humor and gentle pathos of Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel, this original four- part BBC dramatization of Cranford is set in the early 1840s in a fictional market town in northwest England. The story centers on the town's predominantly single and widowed middle-class female inhabitants who are comfortable with their traditional way of life and adhere to a complex set of social rules. However, the impending arrival of the railway puts Cranford on the cusp of upsetting social changes and the genteel ladies of Cranford struggle to face an uncertain future with dignity and 19th Century decorum.

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Format: DVD
Run Time: approx. 180 mins.
Region: Region 1
Starring: Gabrielle Hamilton;Fabia Drake;Helen Christie;Pat Coombs;Sarah Grazebrook
Cast: <p>Gabrielle Hamilton... Miss Matty Jenkyns (4 episodes, 1972) <br />Fabia Drake... Mrs. Jamieson (4 episodes, 1972) <br />Helen Christie... Mrs Forrester (4 episodes, 1972) <br />Pat Coombs... Miss Pole (4 episodes, 1972) <br />Sarah Grazebrook... Martha (4 episodes, 1972) <br />Hazel Bainbridge... Betsy Barker (4 episodes, 1972) <br />Daphne Heard... Mrs. Fitz-Adam (3 episodes, 1972) <br />Ann Penfold... Mary Smith (3 episodes, 1972) <br />George Hagan... Reverend Hayter (3 episodes, 1972) <br />Brian Croucher... Jem Hearn (3 episodes, 1972) <br />Mollie Maureen... Lady Glenmire (3 episodes, 1972) <br />Michael Turner... Mr Hoggins (3 episodes, 1972) <br />Michelle Newell... Peggy (2 episodes, 1972)</p>
Episodes: 4 Parts
ISBN: 66805311819
Number of Discs: 2 discs
Written By: Elizabeth Gaskell
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